Category Archives: books

On a reading jag

Since Christmas, I can’t seem to stop reading.   First was “Seven Women” by Eric Metaxas.  Which led me to… “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Boom.  Amazing! And then I heard about “Defying Hitler: A Memoir” by Sebastain Haffner … Continue reading

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Fort Griffin: A Frontier Oasis

I’ve been on a “fort” jag lately.  I’m pretty sure that the subject has been with me for long time though.  First there was our house, built in 1979-80.  The architecture and layout were similar to a doctor’s house in … Continue reading

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Chickens and Fairytales

How much fun am I having???! A lot!!!! Fresh off a night filled with music (Vienna Boys Choir), I headed north the next morning to see/meet one of my favorite children’s’ book authors and illustrator…Jan Brett! Can you believe she was … Continue reading

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Shining Seas and Amber Waves

  In my glee of FINALLY finishing the fall harvest, I indulged in some wannabe writing.  Yep, I’m hallucinating. So humor me just this once? ¡Por favor! I have a friend who lives in Tasmania. Prue Batten. She is a … Continue reading

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Hobbit-forming vs Addiction

My mind, my mind. Oh how I miss it! When I saw the post about The Hobbit miniature on Frenz’s blog today, it reminded me that not only had I stashed the Mini Hobbit website away “somewhere” in my drafts but … Continue reading

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Sunday in New York City

Ha!  You thought I was done with New York City didn’t you?!  Not hardly.  I could write a book!  Let’s see…did we talk about the flight into NYC? Or eating supper and meeting friends in Grand Central Station? Or spending the … Continue reading

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Echoes of Catherine Marshall and J.R.R. Tolkien

I’m a bit of a detail person.  This characteristic takes me in strange places! In about my second of being a member of the Leadership Team for ChristyFest, I had a sudden brilliant flash. I had researched the home crafts … Continue reading

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