As I read what some of the younger women on WordPress have posted about fashion and style, I started thinking about my own ideas. Since I am unable to see, I can’t look at all of the pics to determine what might work for me, but a couple of descriptions caught my attention.  One wasContinue reading “THINKING ABOUT FASHION”


If you live in a more northern location, you are noticing that the days are getting short.  Where I live, they’re down to about 9 hours and shrinking. Not only that, they are cold, sometimes damp and uncomfortable. The bummer is, these conditions foster depression, illness and increases in pain. So, here are some reallyContinue reading “WHEN THE DAYS GET SHORT”


Are any of these on your Thanksgiving menu this year? They were in 1621, when the Pilgrims held their first feast, which lasted for three days: cod bass Lobster seal swans wild turkey venison corn squash other vegetables wild roots herbs and spices introduced by the Wampanoag They might have had honey or maple sapContinue reading “THE FIRST THANKSGIVING MENU”


I’m not exactly the President of the United States, but I can still proclaim! ——–   ————-While it is good and joyful to give thanks to God every day and for all of the blessings He pours into our lives, it seems especially desirable to set one day aside each year so that we mayContinue reading “MY OWN THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION”


November 23, 2009 Presidential Proclamation — Thanksgiving Day What began as a harvest celebration between European settlers and indigenous communities nearly four centuries ago has become our cherished tradition of Thanksgiving. This day’s roots are intertwined with those of our Nation, and its history traces the American narrative. Today, we recall President George Washington, whoContinue reading “PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FIRST THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION”


WHEREAS, It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; WHEREAS, Both the houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me “to recommend to the people of the United StatesContinue reading “PROCLAMATIONS”


THANKSGIVING AT PLYMOUTH In September 1620, a small ship called the Mayflower left Plymouth, England, carrying 102 passengers—an assortment of religious separatists seeking a new home where they could freely practice their faith and other individuals lured by the promise of prosperity and land ownership in the New World. After a treacherous and uncomfortable crossingContinue reading “THE FIRST THANKSGIVING”