Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Tapestry of Life

Since my mother-in-law died a year ago my husband has made connections with two half brothers he did not know existed.  On this journey of family discovery he also reconnected with cousins he hadn’t seen for nearly fifty years and … Continue reading

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America’s Baby Bust

THE SATURDAY ESSAY America’s Baby Bust (This article from the Wall Street Journal is one of the most interesting and important articles I have seen recently.  I am convinced we’re looking for answers in all the wrong places.) The nation’s … Continue reading

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Honey as a Wound Treatment

Originally posted on Sanne Kure-Jensen:
Beekeeper checking a hive The ancients managed bees and used honey as a salve or poultice on wounds and boils to prevent infection and speed healing. Doctors and healers around the world use honey or…

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Restoration

Another short story: Mary Rose Bell was a curious child, interested in everything. With her long blonde hair and sparkling blue eyes even at ten-years-old she was the center of attention. The fifth child in a large and growing family … Continue reading

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TV and the death of cultures

Selwyn Duke has some interesting things to say about changes in rural America and the effects of bringing the “outside world”, real fictional, or fantastic, into our homes through the TV.  The truth?  Media is powerful. Reposted from http://www.SelwynDuke.com Why the … Continue reading

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Frustrated

My daughter told me she can’t find my latest book, White Shell Woman’s Promise on Amazon.  Grrrr.  When it was first published I couldn’t find it myself!  I went into Kindle Digital Publishing to see what was up and discovered … Continue reading

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