DON’T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS BEFORE THEY’RE …

DON’T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS BEFORE THEY’RE …

It was my extreme pleasure to hatch hundreds of chicks and ducklings over a period of several years. To say the very least, it was a magical experience; and I can recommend it to anyone who has an interest in owning and caring for poultry. But by its very nature,...
THE NEXT BIG THING

THE NEXT BIG THING

Pineapple-upside-down cake has always been a favorite in our family; and we’ve also prepared it many times to give during times of bereavement.  People always comment on how ‘delicious’ it is.  So when I heard about rhubarb-upside-down cake,...
ABOUT HALFWAY THERE

ABOUT HALFWAY THERE

My cousin recently described an amusing event that she and her husband experienced.  An invitation was extended to them to accompany another couple on a two mile hike to see Cascade Falls.  The hike would be two miles – uphill.  Although they’re in good...
AWAKENING

AWAKENING

  Hello, world. Walk with me.  For several decades, now, I have walked, watched, dreamed and imagined.  Three and a half years ago (as a New Year’s resolution) I decided to begin writing my first book. Now I have published six.  That New Year’s resolution was...
DOORS

DOORS

Books are like doorways that lead from this world to any number of other worlds.  When you open a book you open that doorway even if it’s only to peep inside and see what’s there.  Sometimes what you see is enough to entice you to step inside.  What awaits you there...