A Small Page from a Small Book

A Small Page from a Small Book

I love making small books. For years, I’ve kept a little notebook with Scripture, poetry, my illustrations, things that brighten the day and will maybe, someday, be meaningful to my grandchildren. In this uncertain time, I recommend it for you too, as a way to keep going and inject hope into the day. This morning, […]

My Presidential Candidate

My Presidential Candidate

  I have a new presidential candidate. He’s perfect for the job. His name is Jackson Conner. The first, most obvious thing you would notice about the man is that he looks Presidential. His physical appearance inspires confidence and enthusiasm. He is tall enough but not too tall. He has kept his good physique although […]

More Than What It Appears

More Than What It Appears

My dining table is traveling incognito. Sure, it looks like what it is–a wood table that has seen a lot of use,  but it’s actually more than it appears to be.  My mother bought the table years ago after she saw it sitting on someone’s front porch. She stopped and asked if it was for […]

Some Turn to Writing

Some Turn to Writing

  In this enforced alone time, some of us turn to writing. I highly recommend it. If you aren’t a writer, you can become one! You really need to keep an account of your daily activities because, guess what? This won’t last. There’s light at the end of the tunnel. Last spring, I’d never have […]

Green, Misty Classroom

Green, Misty Classroom

“God needed laughter in the world, So he made the Irish race, For they can meet life with a smile And turn a happy face.” –from The Book of Irish Blessings, author unknown. A green mist seemed to shimmer in the sunlight that streamed through the window as I walked into my kindergarten classroom on […]

What Would You Do If

What Would You Do If

  What would you do if, out of the clear blue, someone gave you a Victorian house that was more than a hundred years old? The house came with a lot of warm memories and, although you wouldn’t know it at the time you inherited it, a lot of mysteries too? Would you accept the […]

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