We Stitched Memories

We Stitched Memories

It's a funny thing. One of my most lucid memories of childhood was having a lemonade stand with my twin sister and my cousin, Meg, out in the middle of nowhere. That was 50+ years ago when our families were vacationing on Lake…

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Unrestricted Play

Unrestricted Play

Childhood comes only once in a lifetime. As I sat down to write my award-winning memoir, I was greatly surprised at what came to the forefront. Thanks to my parents, what was prominent in the well-spring of my recollections were the wonderful days of…

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Meaning In Nature

Meaning in Nature

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein The dogwoods are blooming! Their flowers  hold such profound meaning that many people are not even aware of the story they tell. In Easter Traditions, Chapter 14…

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Image Of Mom

Image of Mom

"Home is where your Mom is." ~ Unknown Happy Mother's Day to anyone who has played a maternal role to any child, big or small. This image strikes a chord in my heart because it reminds me of my mother. Mom says "as soon as I…

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Keeping Doors Open

Keeping Doors Open

Talk about good neighbors! I just read a news story about two churches in the town where my husband and I were married. They are making history by joining forces to save one from closing. A fascinating concept. The Puffer United Methodist Church…

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Powerful Parable

Powerful Parable

What is a parable? It is a short story that teaches a moral or short lesson. Seeds of faith were planted in me at a very young age in a non-traditional way through the words of a stellar individual and other…

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