The First Fruits of my Garden

Near the Pier, Huntington Beach, California. Photo by Laurie Welch. We've had several days of heat after this long cool winter. I am not sure what Spring will look like this year if we just go from winter into summer. But suddenly, we have peeled off hats and gloves and fleecy coats and are now …

Continue reading The First Fruits of my Garden

The ‘Stay at Home’ and What I Would Bring to Heaven Edition

  Like many of you I am sure, I am craving things I can't have right now. About two weeks into 'stay at home' I woke up wanting falafel, so much so, my mouth was watering, which was a little messy on the pillow. I have a place nearby that serves the crispiest, most fragrant …

Continue reading The ‘Stay at Home’ and What I Would Bring to Heaven Edition

“Thanksgiving” from Ceremonials of Common Days, by Abbie Graham (1923)

My Edition: Title: Ceremonials of Common Days Author: Abbie Graham Publisher: The Womans Press Year: 1923 Pages: 97   On Thanksgiving Day I celebrate the Ceremonial of Being Glad for People. I could be grateful on this day for bountiful harvests and national benefits; but I have other days for those ceremonials because one heart …

Continue reading “Thanksgiving” from Ceremonials of Common Days, by Abbie Graham (1923)