Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner: The God-Given Library

Poetry Corner is here again, and I have a lovely one to share today! Today's poem is written by Grace Noll Crowell, someone I had not heard of until writing my January blog post, and this is my third poem to share by her since then. I'm loving her style! If you can't tell from the… Continue reading Poetry Corner: The God-Given Library

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Crafts and Projects

Crocheting…for Dummies

In a post from April, I mentioned a blanket I was crocheting that was taking me forever to finish. Well, I finished it! Here's the finished project! This was a pretty simple blanket to make--just a single stitch over and over and over again. I started it in January and finished in June. That's nearly six… Continue reading Crocheting…for Dummies

Books

Favorite Introverts from Literature

I am writing this post as a result of rereading Anne of Green Gables. It's not because of Anne herself. Anne is probably the most extroverted of all of the extroverts out there. No, I had Matthew Cuthbert in mind. He is such a lovable character, but he is so introverted--which got me thinking. What other lovable introverts… Continue reading Favorite Introverts from Literature

Books · Holidays

Motherly Wisdom from “Little Women”

Looking forward to the new Masterpiece version of Little Women airing tonight, my plan over the last couple of weeks has been to read the book. Considering that the '90s version with Winona Ryder is one of my favorites, it's hard to believe I've waited 'til now to read the book. Sadly, that's the case with many… Continue reading Motherly Wisdom from “Little Women”