Attitude of Gratitude

Attitude of Gratitude

Did you ever feel like that–just an overflowing joy and gladness in the world as God made it? And the people God put into the world, the family and friends whom I have the privilege to love.  I’m filled with gratitude for the readers of Darcy, Flora, Ned–the friends I’ve never met. May your Thanksgiving […]

A Jolly Turkey

A Jolly Turkey

That special holiday in November arrives in just two days. I have heard a rumor that a jolly turkey slides down chimneys bringing mince and pumpkin pies and Thanksgiving-themed books for all good and dedicated readers. If this is true, maybe I could give him a few tips on what to leave on the festive […]

What’s Thanksgiving to You?

What’s Thanksgiving to You?

The maple in the front yard is looking wet, brown, and droopy. Leaves are scattered across the lawn. A light rain falls. It looks like Thanksgiving, but it doesn’t feel like Thanksgiving. It’s too warm. And, how is Thanksgiving supposed to be feel? Colder, maybe a few snowdrifts heaped here and there. That’s my mental […]

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Today, I’m reminded to be grateful for all the many friends I’ve met through the Manos Mystery books. And, I am. People–you, my family and friends, are what is important in this old world. Happy Thanksgiving from Darcy, Flora, Ned, and me!  

An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

  That special holiday arrives in three days! Are you ready? Have you heard a rumor that a jolly turkey slides down chimneys bringing mince and pumpkin pies and Thanksgiving-themed books for all good and dedicated readers?  How about starting the tradition of giving the children in your life a book for Thanksgiving? Food for the stomach […]

Happy Birthday, Oklahoma!

Happy Birthday, Oklahoma!

Happy birthday to my home state, right next door to Arkansas. Theodore Roosevelt was President when a brand new state, Oklahoma, was added to the United States of America. On November 16, 1907, Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory became one state, the 46th state, joining the Union. It’s a state of prairies, oil fields, cattle […]

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