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The Christmas Orange

It was 1927 two years before the Great Depression started in the United States.  Although times were tough, no one could ever imagine the depth of what was to come. But, for Mary and Amzi Transue, June 8, 1927, was a good day. A day filled with hours of anticipation, pacing by Amzi, and Mary doing what all expectant mothers […]

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Merry Christmas Skyler

In November, I wrote a short story with a letter to my great- grandson Skyler who died on July 29, 2016. He was only twenty-nine days old.  Our hearts broke that day as we struggled to understand how a healthy infant could pass so suddenly. When I decided to write the November story, Happy Thanksgiving Skyler, I did not realize […]

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My Christmas Angels

Angels I believe in Angels; Angels in Heaven and Angels on Earth. This is a story about love and hope; about messages from above and the Angels that walk on our path each day. The Penn Rose Quilting Guild is made up of wonderful women who share the love of sewing fabric together to make beautiful quilts. I could go on and […]

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Bring on the Hope

The day started as every other day, I got up, got my coffee and turned on the news. There it was as it has been for the last year but getting more frequent, more disturbing, more of the same thing;  the candidates  stumping for votes. I turned on another news channel and listened to a newscaster talking about several murders, robberies, […]

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