Tap, Tap, Tap–Learning to Dance by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Many of you have known me for a long time, and you know that my age is no barrier. I learn a few very new to me things each year. Earlier this year it was clogging, and now it is tap dancing. I even threw in some ballroom dance … Continue reading Tap, Tap, Tap–Learning to Dance by Cher’ley

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The Road to Bethlehem

THE ROAD TO BETHLEHEM If as Herod, we fill our lives with things and again things; If we consider ourselves so important that we must fill Every moment of our lives with action; When will we have the time to make the long slow journey Across the burning desert as did the Magi; Or sit … Continue reading The Road to Bethlehem

Our Norwegian Christmas

by Neva Bodin Another Christmas behind us and as I see all the people who are out shopping for those bargains, working, etc. it seems as if it never happened. But can you imagine what it was like at the beginning? Of course, I’m sure the term Christmas didn’t exist, but a new born baby … Continue reading Our Norwegian Christmas

Wisdom and a Few Other Things I’ve Picked Up Along the Way

Yesterday a Facebook friend, the kind I've known all my life, posted about bits of wisdom she's picked up over the years from ministers, school administrators, her parents, and others, such as to watch out for "clever devils," not to buy cheap foreign goods that will "crack up" when you get them home, and "not … Continue reading Wisdom and a Few Other Things I’ve Picked Up Along the Way

He Who Breaks the Clouds by Debra

   This post by Debra Easterling I am in the process of writing my “opus” entitled: “HE WHO BROKE THE CLOUDS.”  I have been waiting years to write this story and I’m so excited, but it is one of the most difficult stories to write in many ways.  The story takes place in 1917, at … Continue reading He Who Breaks the Clouds by Debra

Boxing Day – A day to relax and plan

I love Boxing Day almost as much as I love Christmas. The day after Christmas is a chance to relax, visit with more relatives, catch up on things around the house, or (for me) taking advantage of the holiday to get to work on the writing. The lead up to Christmas usually means I don’t … Continue reading Boxing Day – A day to relax and plan

The World in Solemn Stillness

I'm watching It’s a Wonderful Life. Clarence Odbody, AS2 (Angel Second Class), aka Henry Travers, is showing George Bailey, aka James Stewart, how his hometown would look if George had never been born. In a couple of minutes, George will learn that without him, Mary, aka Donna Reed, not only never marries, but wears granny glasses, a frumpy hat, … Continue reading The World in Solemn Stillness

The Tree Lighting

Hey, it's only four days until Christmas. I've a gift for the readers and bloggers of Writing Wranglers & Warriors -- a Christmas short story. I'm calling it The Tree Lighting. # # # “Hey, Dad, are you going to the tree lighting tonight?” Roger Latham asked his nervous-Nelly father. Jack Latham perched on a … Continue reading The Tree Lighting

It Was Our Character Builder

  by Neva Bodin   Another year has obviously passed and instead of getting older, we are all just getting closer to home!  Sometimes I forget it's not the time to feel rushed or tense with a to-do list, but it's time to fill ourselves with anticipation and excitement over the coming birthday we are … Continue reading It Was Our Character Builder