The continuing story of Katie and he cousin Mandy having an extended vacation right past Christmas.
Katie's cousin Mandy was spending the summer with her when circumstances place her there for many weeks more! Neither could have been more thrilled.
Finally Katie has another girl as a close friend, her cousin lives on the next farm and at last Katie knows how it feels to have a sister!
Singers have some really great imitators and here are a great selection!
The story of Robbie Branscum and a review of several of her books.
Valentine's Day is nearly upon us. Let's look at love from beginning to end. Are we born to feel love, possibly even before birth? Sure is easy to fall in love but how easy is it to stay there?
Healing by Jesus was always. Scripture proves it. It never failed and it was multitudes, He did not miss one according to scripture.
Sharing hugs it is discovered can benefit the giver and the receiver. Better health all round.
A creative writing piece I named for one of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard.
Who isn't full of memories? I have my share and these are of a time when my children were young and life was wonderful.
A heartwarming bit of Christmas cheer and a story in poem form.
Childhood Christmas memories when getting gifts was not all it was about!
My best friend who I could not locate and her tragic but beautiful story.
The first of December, my dear mother's birthday. It will always be one of my most special days as it has been since I was a child and worked for whatever I could get to always have a present for her.
Books are still wonderful entertainment and holidays are especially good for reading what puts us in a happy and holiday mood!
If you love stuffing but just cannot make it, here you go! This is comparable to any great stuffing you have ever eaten and so very simple!
What happens when we dream? Are they sometimes prophetic or are they just nonsense and mean nothing?
A story in poetry of a love that lasted more than fifty years but lost to circumstance in a cruel twist of fate.
Waking up one day to see a resemblance we cannot deny!
Summer, spring winter and fall. Which is the most beautiful of all?
Listen closely to what nature teaches.
Conclusion of out of body experience, through the night and the passing of a loved one.
An out of body experience of a father and daughter comforting one another while both were so obviously in fear at a time of death and separation from this life.
What will the love of animals make you take on? Come along and find out the many dos and don'ts!
This is an account of my cats, which were many. Their stories were not all happy ones, but their lives were.
Whether you are an animal lover or not, do you not see animals as individual as humans?
The final chapter in Katie's childhood. Here she overcomes sadness that all little girls sometimes must face
Katie moves again away from the beautiful farm where a baby brother contracts polio.
Katie may have to leave this farm she has come to love so much!
Join Katie's adventure getting acquainted with acres of wildlife and nature.
Katie moves to a new place with a new baby.
Katie goes into second grade and is growing up so fast, meeting new people, learning new things.
Is it being a tomboy for Katie to want to spend so much time outside or simply her love of nature?
Katie spends a whole summer away from home and her little brothers. Back to the place she could hear the whistle blow!
Katie is starting first grade. She learns that life is not just one way and she must learn to defend herself.
Things were rough at Katie's house with so many children and he father making less money than he had been. Corners must be cut and this meant homemade dresses for Katie.
Katie is back home and so happy to be there. She is growing close and loving with here immediate family. It will never be perfect but she is growing up fast!
Katie realizes for the first time who her real family is.
Katie is settling in far from her train and it's whistle. Meet her new friends and she how she handles her first experience with death.
Katie has arrived at her new home and life has many changes with a new baby that melts her heart and a first snow that melts on her tongue!
Katie takes a last look around and prepares to leave the only place she has known.
Katie's dad has to find work after getting out of service and fighting in a war and there are no jobs here where they live. They must move north for a job that will let him feed his family.
There was the train across the river that ran everyday and would toot long and hard when they saw Katie waving from the riverbank. This memory Katie shares here with childhood stories.
Does time erase the deep feelings and love we have for our dear mothers? Will the pain ever ease to know they are gone forever? This poem explores one view.
How many more out there grew up with Jesus? I bet plenty did. He was just a part of our life whether we admitted it or not. He had been taught to us as truth and we accepted Him with all our hearts.
How do we look back on things in our life that stand out. The way we treated people who are no longer with us? Is is with regret or can we truly say we did the best we knew how?
Do you believe in miracles? Would you like to hear about and see some? Come on in and you will believe after you see all I have to show you!
Start now to fight these awful diseases and let me help you find the ways! This study has information so new to me and maybe you too! Could there be a cure being put together this very minute? May be!
There's no use hanging onto the same practices when we get older. Your skin and styles change, and sometimes less is right. You can still fool the mirror though; let me show you how!
If you like peanut butter and banana sandwiches or the good old Fifth Avenue candy bar, you will simple love this dessert, and you can have them ready in no time!
Here is how to make your own alkaline water; so wait no longer and don't buy it elsewhere. Know what is in your water when you put it there yourself!
Was Darlie railroaded in this case? Was she sent to death row judged on her character and not any evidence? Did prosecutors use breast implants and a male stripper to turn the jury against her?
Do you plan to get this vaccination? How long should you wait? What might happen if you don't get it? What are the risks of the vaccine, and is it worth the trouble? Learn all about it here!
Could we change our diets to never fear cancer? Is it true cancer cannot survive in an alkaline body? Did you know acidity is what robs the body of alkaline causing such diseases as osteoporosis?
Check out these cuts and styles; some of the most popular today and maybe for always? Easy toss or blow dry styles that don't take a lot of fuss. See what you think.
Let me show you how to make a beautiful goldfish pond that will give your property such added beauty and be such a wonder for you, your family and friends to enjoy for years to come!
If you have never heard of this Amish Remedy you are in for a big surprise! Have foot and leg cramps? Restless leg? It is fantastic and I highly recommend it!
Come along and visit home of Andy Griffith. Let's stop by the jail and visit Gomer's gas station! Find out about Andy's Fall Festival with music, food and loads of fun!
With all the hits this video is getting you do not want to miss it! A great talent, the whole video and my own additions! Another Christian that makes the world beautiful to live in!
If you have never taken a good look at the fresh beet it is time you did; you will never be sorry! The beet is one fantastic vegetable with so very many benefits! You will want to try it right away!
Resolutions and solutions, right here, and the choices are varied and many. Take a look before you decide on the wrong thing. See how a simple hair style can make you look so much better!
Have you ever heard of this glue? Neither had I until just lately; but now I will tell you all about it! I think it is the best glue around!
Virginia Dare was the first born American and although she became a real mystery; here we will try to sort it out.
This is the first "Hug of the Day" and could not go to a more deserving person! In her 80's and here at HubPages serving God with her writings. There is no one here like her & she deserves a big hug!
Could something as simple as baking soda prevent cancer and keep us well from colds, flu and diseases? Is having an alkaline body the secret to long life and no pain? Let's have a look.
Here is a new one, well new to us. It is an old health remedy from Europe that may bring you much relief. It is certainly worth looking into and this hubber has been studying and trying out this remedy for many weeks...
Ever seen a children's garden? Chances are you have not, but if you have you know how fantastic they can be! Do you wonder if a child took part? Wouldn't it be great if they did? Can you imagine the experience affect...
Waterfalls, fountains and flowers. How beautiful and peaceful....and affordable. Do it yourself or together with family and make your home, patio or yard a peaceful haven where you will always love to be.
Follow the River is a book about a young pregnant woman who was captured by Shawnee Indians and taken very far away from her home down the New River. Written over thirty years ago it is still a popular read today being...
Potassium. How many lay in graves today as a result of this killer? Who knew? Why is it we have not been warned as we should have been? Ignorance or something more?
Come, enjoy the breathtaking beauty of a mountain. See a hawk glide on the current and add its beauty to a scene more beautiful than any in "Gone With the Wind." This is real, this is the south in all her splendor. To...
The very confusing story of the real Tom Dula aka Tom Dooley. Did he really kill his love Laura and why would he if so? Did he write his own ballad as some claim? Would his trial have even gone to court if this happened...
Sharing with friends about Jackie Evancho's claim to fame while also sharing a personal story of a mother. One others may well know and understand.
This tells about the unbelievable benefits of chlorophyll in celery. Chlorophyll is a plants blood you might say with the essential atom being magnesium and aids in the lowering of blood pressure so many millions have...
Cabbage is a rich source of a number of phytonutrients that help boost defense mechanisms, block the reaction of cancer-causing substances, detoxify and eliminate harmful toxins and hormones, and stimulate the...
Jackie Lynnley talks about beautiful fountain grass and some different varieties and heights. Bring beauty to your outside with little or no effort with a plant that will come back in its glory, year after year.
Learn about the superb flavor and health benefits of parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. These herbs were used through the ages for both medicinal and culinary purposes and are easy to grow yourself.