Typewriter Memories, October 21, 2021

Today, I received my new slim folio from Amazon. I have been waiting over a week to type easily using my I Pad. I was remembering our first typewriter. My Mother had a old Royal. It was big, heavy and totally dependable. I took personal typing the summer before ninth grade. I learned the keyContinue reading “Typewriter Memories, October 21, 2021”

A giveaway and book Review, October 14, 2021

I am sitting here at my desk after finishing a fellow author’s book, “Why Grandma Doesn’t Know Me.” But first , I want to tell you of an opportunity to put your name in for a drawing for my signed chapbook,”Leaf Memories.” Go to http://www.handyuncappedpen.com/2021/10/giveaway-leaf-memories-by-carol.html Just go to the site of the Handy uncapped penContinue reading “A giveaway and book Review, October 14, 2021”

The Grand Old Bull, October 7, 2021

Today would be my Dad’s 102 birthday. Bruce Loyd Turnbull was a kind Father for five energetic children.   With the boys, he was the coach of their basketball, football and boxing teams. In the fall, he would take them hunting and to explore in Northern Michigan.   He had to come up with differentContinue reading “The Grand Old Bull, October 7, 2021”

Feeling Felted Art October 5, 2021

This October, The APH,”In Sights” art contest is virtual for the second year in a row. On October fifteen, the winning art of blind children and indepdent artist will be displayed and discribed on the American Printing House for the blind website, http://www.aph.org after five thirty p m eastern time. The art wil be postedContinue reading “Feeling Felted Art October 5, 2021”

A Fiddler on the Roof, September 30, 2021

We are having a new roof put on our house. Bright and early on Wednesday morning, we were greeted with five young people on our roof. They scraped the old shingles off and prepared the surface for new one. But I was not prepared for the mixed signals that walking, scraping and pounding gave aContinue reading “A Fiddler on the Roof, September 30, 2021”

A Home For All, September 28

From September first to October fourth has been set aside as a time for creation, for caring for all people and living things, and to practice radical hospitality. In other words, we as a caring global community are called on to practice renewing, recycling and restoring mother earth. We also need to conseve resources. AsContinue reading “A Home For All, September 28”

Bruce’s Roots September 23, 2021

In the 1920’s my Grandfathers were businessmen and friends long before their families were joined by a marriage. What was unique about this friendship was one of them was a Catholic and the other was a Baptist. In the small town this fact would have kept them apart, instead they enjoyed each other’s company. MyContinue reading “Bruce’s Roots September 23, 2021”

World Peace Day, September 21,2021

This holiday has been celebrated since 1984 by the United Nations. It starts with the ringing of a bell Made by small coins donated from children around the world. The coinss were melted down to form the peace bell. Many countries display peace poles. Introduced in Japan in 1955, The monument pole displays the quote,Continue reading “World Peace Day, September 21,2021”