March into Literacy!
Hello, readers! In honor of All the News that’s fit to Print Day, here’s a bit of old news: It’s International Women Inventors Month! And on February 10, 1943, Vesta Stoudt, while working at an ordinance plant during WWII, came up with an idea of improving the way ammunition boxes were sealed to provide quickerContinue reading “That’s a Wrap”
Happy 2022, dear Readers! Farmer’s Almanac (.com) suggests we bundle up for a “Season of Shivers” across much of the United States during what “may well be the longest and coldest winter we’ve seen in years,” Global warming is so last year 😉 Having spent the entire week after Christmas feeling snowbound, I couldn’t waitContinue reading “Shivers and Short Stories”
Hello everyone! I love this time of year, don’t you? As we count our blessings this holiday season, may we also make our blessings count. I was delighted to see Christmas decorations adorning a drive-thru window the other day. But, I was also curious, why so early? We haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving yet. I saidContinue reading “Gratitude is Long Remembered”
Hi! Glad you found our new site! Moving can be pretty emotional. Full of surprises when you forget to label the boxes. Perplexing when someone else was distracted while describing the contents and “Warning…” was all they wrote. We’ll open that box last, I think. In the meantime, pull up a box, have a seat,Continue reading “The Scent of Morning”
If by chance we miss the changing colors, a chill in the morning air, it’s nice to know that nature has an abundance of seasonal displays to remind us just how synchronized the environment is with life, both wild and civilized. For example, the annual late October (St. John’s Day) departure of Cliff Swallows fromContinue reading “Nature Always Knows”