Reflections

In Nature

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Film’s Recommended by Marcial

Reflections

Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor Day of Infamy SpeechDeliveredByPresident Franklyn Delano Roosevelt “Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of…

In Nature

First Snow The first snow announces that winter has begun, regardless of what the calendar may say. There have been…

From the Editor

Paula The snow storm, already impacting a large portion of the United States, will arrive on my doorstep tomorrow evening.…

Reflections

Remembering the Attack on Pearl Harbor Day of Infamy SpeechDeliveredByPresident Franklyn Delano Roosevelt “Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives:Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces…

In Nature

First Snow The first snow announces that winter has begun, regardless of what the calendar may say. There have been a few days of flurries this autumn, but this is our first snow of the season; and it has been a multiple day event. My forest is covered in white fluffy snow, perfect for sledding,…

From the Editor

Paula The snow storm, already impacting a large portion of the United States, will arrive on my doorstep tomorrow evening. It will be our first snow of the season; we have had a few flurries, but not enough to be inconvenienced by, or to color our world bright and pristine. Today we ran around and…

Film’s Recommended by Marcial

  This is a trading world and men, women and children, who cannot live on gravity alone, need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is in a business established by the Author of our nature.  If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without corrupting,…

Ephemera

Place Cards“Jilly”     I did not grow up with place cards. I think, as my sister, Joy, has said about me, my proclivity toward them may be due to me using old movies, as my guide to how life should be. Nevertheless, when serving a sit down dinner, of a more formal nature, place…

Food

Biscuits and Gravy Rightly so, you might be expecting a recipe, for a dish to add to your Thanksgiving feast; instead I am offering you comfort food, in the best possible way! Whether you are looking for a special Thanksgiving breakfast or a dish to use the left over Thanksgiving biscuits, if there are any,…

The Dialogue

An Unexpected Gift Going through a stack of music books, in my office, I came across a book with my Father’s handwriting. It is an instructional book, teaching one how to be able to play popular Latin music, on the guitar. Though the copyright for the book is 1974, this edition was published in Puerto…

Holiday’s

Annaka at Work on her VisionFall Village 2.0 Once again, Annaka has put her unique stamp on the Fall Village; this year, Kate captured Annaka at work. Kate is mostly in the basement with the boys playing “catch the leopard” and “dodge the pool balls”; when she is not pushing cookies. The video is long,…