Christmas Joy

Last weekend proved to be a challenging one for us. Our plans for Saturday were quickly changed when my husband discovered a broken water pipe beneath our mobile home. Do you know how hard it is to find a plumber who will come to your house on a Saturday, even for an...

Christmas Advent Tradition

What traditions or activities during Advent add meaning to your celebration of Christ’s birth? The church in which I grew up did not celebrate the season of Advent. We had the Sunday school Christmas play, the choir cantata, and Sunday school lessons and sermons...

It’s Easy to Forget

Unless I have  a personal reason to remember a person or an event, it’s easy to forget. People and events from the past are often crowded out in my mind by life now. With each generation, details of history are dropped from history books to be replaced by more...

Looking Back and Forward

Change is a part of living. It’s not always easy to accept. Change came as I moved into the realm of book publishing. The journey has been long but well worth it. Meadow Song was released on November 20. My book launch party on December 1 was a success. I am...

Our Flag

The Continental Congress passed a resolution on June 14, 1777:      “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation.” Our...