Faith On Every Corner

Karen and I have been called to start a new digital magazine called Faith On Every Corner. This is a monthly publication highlighting ordinary people making a difference in their communities through their faith and service. It had been a long time since I was active on this blog, as evidenced by the dates of … Continue reading Faith On Every Corner

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The Written Word In Longhand

The link below is to an article that I bookmarked a few years back. Most of my family and friends know about my love of vintage fountain pens, ink, paper and the handwritten word. Now, I am sharing that passion with my readers. After I recently wrote a post on this blog about the possible … Continue reading The Written Word In Longhand

Cursive Writing Endangered?

I am on the back side of my sixties so I was taught cursive writing early on in school. That means that I also have been around for the transition from handwriting to typing and now to keyboard or screen entry onto electronic media. Unfortunately, to my way of thinking, this may signal the decline … Continue reading Cursive Writing Endangered?

War Council

The diner itself probably dated from the mid-fifties or sixties and had not seen many upgrades since then. The same could be said for the assortment of employees and customers in attendance. Looking in from the sidewalk, through the foggy windows with the specials of the day that were written boldly in washable paint, it … Continue reading War Council

A Gift For Words

One of the most important blessings in my life has been my love of reading. My parents, grandparents and teachers taught me from an early age to not just enjoy books but to also really like to read. So many Christmases and birthdays involved books as gifts. Libraries and bookstores became my favorite hangouts. Later … Continue reading A Gift For Words