Today's picture is inspired by the tree swing we had when I was a child. I loved swinging. I really loved that swing that my Granddaddy and Daddy made for me. One of my favorite poems as a child was The Swing by Robert Lewis Stevenson from a A Child's Garden of Verses . How … Continue reading Inktober 2019: Swing
In honor of Children's Book Week I have complied a list of 10 of my favorite children's books. #10: Goodnight Moon by Margret Wise Brown #9: Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss #8: Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber #7: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume #6: Curious George Complete Adventures: … Continue reading Top Ten: Children’s Books
One of the things I'm doing more this year is reading. Growing up I was a reader. I would devour anything in sight. Reading didn't come easily for me at first. By third grade I was an avid reader. By upper elementary school I usually had 3 or 4 books I was reading. All of … Continue reading My Reading List for 2014
Writing a book is something I have often thought about. I used to come up with ideas for a book but did nothing about it because I thought I couldn't write. I've actually considered writing two books. One about my experiences/lessons learned from working in retail. The other book would be from my experience as … Continue reading Maybe I Should Write a Book
Last week we saw the Where the Wild Things Are. I was familiar with the book by Maurice Sendak and was looking forward to the movie. My feelings about the movie are mixed.Spike Jonez gives his unique spin to Where the Wild Things Are. The movie is based on the book but the plot differs … Continue reading Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are
As a child my Granddaddy Crain used to quote one of his favorite poems Be the Best for me. It was one of the many lessons my Granddaddy taught me. By Douglas Malloch If you can't be a pine on the top of the hill Be a scrub in the valley--but be The best little … Continue reading Be The Best
Sacred Roads: Exploring the Historic Paths of Discipleship is the new study from Threads Media by Heather Zemple. Threads Media is giving a way a free copy of the DVD leader kit on there blog. Entering is easy check out the Threads blog for details.