A Christmas story By Rev. Jim Riley Helen had a doll that she loved very dearly. Helen always called her doll “Dolly.” Helen loved Dolly so much that she took her places. One of the places she took her was Sunday School. Dolly’s dress was getting a little shabby because she went so many places and did … Continue reading Helen’s Doll
By: Shawna Hickling, Calgary, AB, Canada. T’was a month before Christmas, And all through the town, People wore masks, That covered their frown. The frown had begun Way back in the Spring, When a global pandemic Changed everything. They called it corona, But unlike the beer, It didn’t bring good times, It didn’t bring cheer. … Continue reading T’was A Month Before Christmas 2020
by Rev. Jim Riley The favorite Christmas song we sang in our fifth-grade music class in 1949 was “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.” The song was brand new. All of us thought it was a lot of fun to sing. Our music teacher was a stylish young woman who loved to pound the songs out … Continue reading Hooray for Rudolph!
She Named Me Wolf, Book One: The Many Lives of Wolf. In her book series, The Many Lives of Wolf, Tenkara pulls on her belief that we are all spiritual beings living a physical experience, learning all we can to reach new levels of enlightenment. Tenkara Smart graduated from San Diego State University with a … Continue reading Tenkara Smart
Written by: Bobbi Brandt. Original illustrations by: Dani Jo Brandt, Demetri, Eisley, and Kaeden Rodriguez. Edited and Produced by Kasey Rodriguez. I am from Midwestern Wisconsin. I have 4 children. The oldest and youngest are separated by 23 years. This means, my oldest daughter has children the same age as her younger sister. we try … Continue reading I Know What You Did Last Recess – Creator of the MyDogCantTalk Blog
Though I’m creative, with many things I’m more of a modifier than making something new. For example, I could never come up with a new crochet pattern, but I can change an existing one into something better.
Author of Persistence of Memory: Book IV W.I.S.E Men (Four book series). Bobbi: I love the Poem you submitted to our Blog. Thank you for that. Things For Sale is a very evocative piece. Is this a real experience you had? Walking in the woods and stumbled upon this old building? Karen: Actually, it is! … Continue reading Episode 5: Karen Janowsky
Written by: Diane Hildebrandt Winter blanketed Northwest Indiana with snow before the holiday. An arctic blast of frigid weather arrived the day after Christmas. I rushed my children indoors, out of the 10 below air, when we reached home on December 27th. Locking the back door, I stretched my arm upstairs, reaching past Tessa to … Continue reading The Christmas Ghost
Trana Mathews Trana Mathews is a pen name; my name is Diane Hildebrandt. My love for books has been constant throughout my life, though my choice of literary genre often changed. I admit I am a confirmed "bookaholic". I adore big, thick books and love it whenever an author has worked magic so that I … Continue reading The Mathews Family, Mathews Family Saga Book 1
written by: Karen Janowsky The warped plywood sign fades, draws attention away from itself in faded red, the dot and the line of the ‘i’ attached by a dribble of paint. The white clapboard shack is damp from a drenching rain followed by humidity so thick the mosquitoes hide, and paint peels and slides from … Continue reading Things For Sale