September 2021 Wrap-Up

There ARE seasonal changes here! Here in Southern California Fall has arrived. Seasonal changes are usually more subtle here than other regions of the country, but not so this year. We’ve already had a rain storm, an odd and eerie thunder (no lightening) event and the temps in the early morning are in the 50s. …

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A White Heron, Sarah Orne Jewett (1886) #ShortStorySaturday

The Story Eight-year old Sylvia came to her grandmother’s house in the woods a year ago to help the old woman with farm chores. She has taken to this new life very easily and now, as her grandmother says, “There ain’t a foot o’ ground she don’t know her way over, and the wild creatures …

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The Country of the Pointed Firs, Sarah Orne Jewett (1896)

My Edition: Title: The Country of the Pointed Firs Author: Sarah Orne Jewett Publisher: A Public Domain Book Device: Kindle Fire Year: 1896 Pages: 72 For a plot summary When one really knows a village like this and its surroundings, it is like becoming acquainted with a single person. The process of falling in love …

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