A View From the Road

In Nature

Favorite Books

Holiday's

A View From the Road

The Pagoda City of Redding     Somehow one does not exactly expect to see such a full size Pagoda…

In Nature

We Garden for Hope     Gardening can break your heart. Having to pull out the shell of a plant…

Favorite Books

Sitting By My Bedside “One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.” ~ Mary B. W. Tabor…

Holiday's

President’s Day “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~ President George…

A View From the Road

The Pagoda City of Redding     Somehow one does not exactly expect to see such a full size Pagoda in Redding, Pennsylvania; yet if you venture up to the Mount Penn Reserve, you will find this seven story building, which was built in 1908. The Pagoda, which is listed with National Registry of Historic…

In Nature

We Garden for Hope     Gardening can break your heart. Having to pull out the shell of a plant that did not grow or thrive, for whatever reason, can be a very sad experience; and when some unknown, unwanted, or uncontrollable element impacts your garden, and runs wild, well that can almost be enough…

Favorite Books

Sitting By My Bedside “One sure window into a person’s soul is his reading list.” ~ Mary B. W. Tabor ~ What are you reading?  Are you looking for your next great read?  Here is a look at what is sitting by my bedside, and which I am pleased to recommend. Let me know what…

Holiday’s

President’s Day “Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience.” ~ President George Washington ~ Our first President, General George Washington, was born on February 22, 1732; while Abraham Lincoln’s birthday is February 12, 1809. The two men have long been considered our finest presidents. Growing up, I…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~     The Confab by Eastman Johnson Okay, how did they get up so high? Where did that tiny bouquet of flowers come from, it seems rather chilly for fresh flowers. The innocents and…

Perfect Post Cards

Good Lucky Olympians!     As the world prepares for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, to be held February 9 to the 25, of 2018, in PyeongChang, South Korea; we would like to stop and wish those competing a safe and successful Olympic experience. This month we share with you a Perfect Post Card, purchased…

From the Editor

Gratitude and Baked Alaska “The most common claim about the name baked Alaska is that it was coined at Antoine’s, a restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, by its chef de cuisine Antoine Alciatore in 1867 to honor the acquisition by the United States of Alaska from the Russian Empire on March 10 that year.…

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,…