This post by Gayle M. Irwin During the next few days, several special happenings occur, especially for those of the Christian faith. Today is Maundy Thursday, observance of the last Passover meal Jesus shared with his disciples. Tomorrow is Good Friday. Then comes Easter Sunday, which occurs this Sunday, April 16. Each day has its … Continue reading Spring Traditions
This post by Gayle M. Irwin In about one month, spring will officially arrive. Most people I know are looking forward to the new season, the increasing daylight, the green sprigs of grass that arise from winter’s sleep, the color of flowers like daffodils and tulips in bloom. Some regions enjoy an early spring, with … Continue reading For the Birds
This post by Gayle M. Irwin Today is Memorial Day in America, a time to honor those who gave their lives for our country. To me, this is also a time to remember all service men and women, as well as their families. Yes, we have Armed Forces Day, which took place less than two … Continue reading Honoring Those Who Serve
By S. J. Brown At some time in our lives we all have to wait. We wait in line at the grocery store, or sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office. Farmers wait for just the right time to plant their crops, students wait for the end of the school day and all … Continue reading The Waiting Game.
This post by Gayle M. Irwin According to the calendar, spring starts today. Where I live (central Wyoming) spring seemed to start at the end of February. We experienced record-breaking (or close to it) temperatures, and lack of snow. That changed for many parts of the state this past week as a significant system rolled … Continue reading It’s a Spring Thing!
This post by Stephanie Stamm. In honor of Spring and the new growth I see in my life, I thought I'd share one of my poems as this week's post. Enjoy! Like Soil Winter has lived in me as surely as it has iced this plot of ground. I held my breath and … Continue reading A Poem for Spring
By Stephanie Stamm “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;... A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to … Continue reading Season of Change
Kate Wyland . Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Depending on what part of the world you live in, your reaction to the seasons will undoubtedly vary. When I was a kid in the Midwest I loved winter, but as an adult in northern California I don't find it as enjoyable. In both places, however, fall … Continue reading Seasons
This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction The year I turned thirteen we moved to a farm. Granted, it was only a hobby farm, but it was forty acres with a stream that meandered through graceful hardwoods where wildflowers bloomed in the spring and the autumn leaves were breathtaking in the fall. The property … Continue reading Life with Tractors
This post is by Jennifer Flaten We moved into our house in August last year. Since I love to garden the first thing on my agenda after unpacking was adding flowers to my yard. Unfortunately, not only was it late in the growing season, but our area was suffering the worst drought in … Continue reading Green Thumb