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Favorite Children’s Song

For some reason this week – it is probably with school starting, that I was reminded of when I was in the First Grade and the first two songs I learned.  You can say they are my favorite because whenever … Continue reading

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Little League Baseball Unites The World

Every year for two weeks children unite the world with a game called “Little League Baseball”. It all started in 1938, in Williamsport, Pennsylvania when a young man by the name of Carl Stotz organized the first Little League Baseball … Continue reading

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The Brave Scotsman ~ a short story

The Brave Scotsman The sun was shining and not a cloud in the cool autumn sky as Hamish MacGinnis took his yearly walk to the old cemetery at the edge of the village. His steps were slow and no longer … Continue reading

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Roots of Hope

“The root of Jesse will spring up one who will arise to rule over the nations; in Him the Gentiles will hope. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so … Continue reading

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Hope In Bloom ~ Roots of Hope

  In June I had a wonderful opportunity to help in the worship service for the Presbyterian Women of the Synod of Trinity Women’s Gathering.  Women from 16 Presbyteries from Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania joined together to worship, praise … Continue reading

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          Thunderstorms It starts with a low rumble As the sun shines brightly Off in the distance clouds gather First white, and then gray turning black Ominous and foreboding Rain pours down from the heavens Darkness … Continue reading

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Before and After

Originally posted on A Photo Journal Of Special Moments:
Our painting is done and everything is put back.  I wanted something totally different and neutral. After much work I have a new color and new rooms.  Now I can rest…

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Fresh Color ~ Fresh Start

I decided to have my living room and den painted and to rearrange those rooms into a different look.  It has been years since my house had a make over and I decided this would be the year. I need … Continue reading

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Swamp Ghosts by Marcia Meara – book review

Swamp Ghosts by Marcia Meara I would like to introduce Marcia Meara. She is a native Floridian and lives in the Orlando area. She enjoys reading, writing, and the great outdoors which she includes in her writing. She also has … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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