A Wedding Miracle: Straight Line Winds, Selfless Friends, and the Ruach

My family and I spent the day at the lake yesterday. Several other family members met up with us for a day in the water since the temperature was in the 90’s with high humidity. We all agreed that the only reprieve from the oppressing heat of the day was to be in the water. […]

Weaving a Story: A Journal, a Loom, and a Corn Cob Pipe

Some years, in the spring of the year, Mama would set up the carpet weave in the upstairs of the granary. This setting up of the weave took help, so Aunt Lizzie Falk would come out to help. Aunt Lizzie smoked a corn cob pipe and she stayed with us until the setting up of […]

The Continuation of The Book Lover’s Tag

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Angela, one of my husband’s co-workers, regarding my new journey in life, writing. Well, I’ve been writing in one shape or another for decades now (helping my brothers edit their school papers, looking over resumes and cover letters, and occasionally writing a short story or […]

Tadpoles: Catching, Raising, and Observing Metamorphosis

Think back to your childhood and recall some of your happiest moments. What were you doing? Where were you? Who were you with (if anyone)? Last evening, my family was out on a late evening walk to go look at the fireflies that grace us with their diamond-like sparkling at dusk on these warm summer […]

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