The Writing Lesson

With my quill in hand, I attempt to put pen to paper writing on the occurrences of the day. Spontaneously, the ink splatters over my entire page. Where is the blotter? It’s here somewhere. I am sure of it. Could Cassandra have tidied up and stashed it away? Nasty, nasty girl. I must warn her….

Charlotte Bronté

One book I must read again and again has been written long ago, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronté. Writer Charlotte Brontë was born on April 21, 1816, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England. Said to be the most dominant and ambitious of the Brontës, Charlotte was raised in a strict Anglican home by her clergyman father and…

Johann Georg Meyer von Bremen (1813 – 1886, German)

Originally posted on I AM A CHILD:
Sleeping Beauty The Three Sisters A Little Schoolgirl Contemplation An Interrupted Moment With The Grandmother The Butterfly Das lesende Madchen (Young Girl Reading) Das lesende Madchen (Young Girl Reading) Madchen mit Wasserkrug (The Young Water Carrier) Hide And Seek Tending The Little Ones The Rabbit Seller The Guardian…

First Day of a Manitoba Summer

Wild Roses are romantic and the dried scented petals fill undergarment drawers even today. Good old summer time  Let’s have some fun. Four-wheeling through the soft sand would be somewhat like snowmobiling in snow. I think!! Blueberry Country. Yes, black bear country too. I’ve met up with a few in my time.  Wildflowers are strewn…

A Broken Spirit … May I

My world is … broken … shattered. In pieces, like a mirror struck by a fist. silver shards strewn at my feet. Afraid to walk for fear I may pierce myself and bleed uncontrollably.   My Papa left me first to go to a better place. Every time I hear the call of geese, and…

Bailey, Our Little Chihuahua

     Meet Bailey. He was six weeks old in this photo. Too scrawny to let him toddle on the floor for fear someone may step on him, he was skirted behind a step-over wall to a small kitchen area and spent a great deal of time in his lofty, safe carrier. He was so…