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A Jolly Un-Holiday

“Hill Top Farm, Near Sawrey, Cumbria England -Home of Beatrix Potter” . “Mo-omm,” I moaned, in pitiful voice.  “I don’t feel well today.” Tossing all night, I felt like one of Mom’s dishrags tumbling from the dryer.  I wasn’t really … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

“The Little Leaf-Presser.”  See more of my fall landscapes and portraits in Autumn Glory   “THANKSGIVING ISN’T JUST A DAY… IT’S A WAY WE CAN LIVE OUR LIVES EVERYDAY.” ~ Katrina Mayer  I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, … Continue reading

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The Girl Detective (Me) and the House of Spies… :)

  “Ha!  Grandma and Papa are NOT spies!”  I scoffed. “Not THEM,” my older brother whispered, in his superior-to-the-witless-one tone.  “It’s those – friends – of theirs!  You know how mysterious they act whenever they get together for Saturday night … Continue reading

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A true tale… in thanksgiving for our stories… 1

“In Apple Pie and Cinnamon Time,” new this season in my Autumn Glory gallery at “Picture it in Pen and Ink” . Remembering Grandma, with thanksgiving . “Good Morning Pamela, Sweetheart!” Grandma’s emerald and gold parakeet sang out croakily, the … Continue reading

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When you are considering giving up the vote

Originally posted on Writing… Apples of Gold:
A call to hope and not giving up! If ever we needed to humble ourselves and pray for our land, stand up and be counted, it is now… Thank you, Lord, for our…

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Seed Pearls

“There’s a story hidden in every wedding dress I’ve ever created,” twinkled the 90-something couturier, confidingly. A rivulet of sudden knowing what was coming next  rippled like a whisper over me as I watched this scene from Hallmark’s latest in … Continue reading

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Words of Joy to Sprinkle You on Mother’s Day!

  “Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” ~ George Eliot “I believe every woman is tempted at some point to believe she’s not a mother. Perhaps you’ve never married and wonder if you’re disqualified. Maybe you … Continue reading

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