Henry jumped into the boxcar, and Jessie gave him the pine needles. He made four beds in one end of the car. “This side is the bedroom,” said Jessie “What will the other side be?” asked Bennie “The other side?” asked Jessie. “Let me think. I guess that will be the sitting-room, and maybe someContinue reading “Happy Camper: Oh, the Memories!”
Author Archives: Pam
Why My Spirit-Element is Water!
Foreward My life-long dream has been to write a book and see it published. I can almost smell the new-book scent on its crisp pages, feel the solid binding and smooth cover, and revel in the sight of my name on the cover, my words printed on its pages. Beneath my calm exterior is thisContinue reading “Why My Spirit-Element is Water!”
Does My Diet Fit Me?
One afternoon, I picked my daughter up from work and took her to the gym for her group training workout. My regular workout sessions are in the morning, so I walked on the treadmill while she worked with our trainer, Scott. When I went to fill up my water bottle, I noticed a man working withContinue reading “Does My Diet Fit Me?”
4 Things Black-eyed Susans Say About Me
Orange is my favorite color — Which came first, black-eyed Susans or orange? I don’t remember. I’ll guess black-eyed Susans because they’ve been an important part of my life since I was a child. I’m an Ambivert — My family and friends may debate this point, but it’s true. Not sure what ambivert means? HowContinue reading “4 Things Black-eyed Susans Say About Me”
Progress, not Perfection
Daughter Liz is an artist who loathes the prospect of losing her creative skill. She’s a newlywed and both she and her husband work full time. “I’m worried my art skills are getting rusty,” she said during a recent video chat. “But I have an idea!” Her idea? To create a children’s book together withContinue reading “Progress, not Perfection”
Imagine My Surprise!
It feels like FOREVER since I wrote anything for my blog! Just now I looked at past posts and saw to my great surprise that my last one was LESS THAN 8 MONTHS AGO! Not as terrible as I thought. The post, titled Messy Creating, was my way of introducing then-recent changes to this blog. IContinue reading “Imagine My Surprise!”