KEY TO LOVE – Summer Reading and Oldie from the Past

“Love is the master key that opens the g [Read more]

JUNE AND OLD HAY LOADERS

There was something magical for me when I was gro [Read more]

MAY – THE MONTH OF WISHES

SPRING IS IN THE AIR

March blew in mild and warm to Central Pennsylvan

FAMOUS PET PEEVES OF THOSE DESIGNATED AS THE HOUSEHOLD MAID

As a wife and mother, I’ve often talked with othe

GIVING UP HOARDING…OR NOT

 It’s time to leap into February.

LAUGHING IN THE NEW YEAR

 Happy New Year to all!

JANUARY 2024: A time to make resolutions–or not!

THE HUMBLE PINES

THE MERRY MONTH OF DECEMBER

The holiday season has officially arrived.

IS PATIENCE A VIRTUE?

Do you sometimes get impatient? I do.

BRING IT ON, OCTOBER!

There’s something magical about October besides p

Motivation and Writing

PORCUPINE FESTIVITIES

The weather in Central Pennsylvania has been fickle this year. Rain falls unexpectedly every other day,…

THE JOY OF JULY

There’s something poignant and special about July. For northern folks in the United States, it means…

HAY SEASON ON THE FARM

June is a paradox for children who grew up on farms. It heralds the end of…

MOTHER’S DAY IN MAY

                                          Your Arms Were Always Open Your arms were always open When I needed a hug.…

April Slides in with National Poetry Month and Earth Day

April has arrived. Photo JosepMonter, Pixabay For many people April brings the excitement of an awakening…

MARCH – Named for the Roman God of War

Paddy caps (hats) off to the Irish! March is a windy, sometimes chilly, but joyous month…

A PRETTY PEPPER – THE ALOHA

Compliments of Blue Apron The other day, my husband and I stopped at Perine’s Produce, a…

NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CAKE DAY – January 27th

It’s January 2023, and everyone is setting goals or making resolutions for the new year.  I…

THE CHRISTMAS WREATH

It’s the holly jolly holiday season. And everywhere, from up on the roof tops to down…

NOVEMBER – Transitioning to Winter

It’s November—our transition into winter. Bare tree limbs shiver in stiff winds. Wayward leaves scurry across…

OCTOBER’S PARTY – by Poet George Cooper

American poet George Cooper (May 14, 1840– September 26, 1927) was remembered chiefly for his song…

MAGICAL SEPTEMBER HAS ARRIVED!

              “By all these lovely tokens, September days are here.              With summer’s best of weather and…