Ch. 50.9 – Ezra and Janine walked towards the second story balcony where King Matthew had just given his speech. His arm was around his wife, and his other hand rested on his little son's shoulder. Beside them stood Queen Natalie, tall and regal, dressed in black. The crowds cheered, waving ribbons and handkerchiefs, and… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.9 — The Beginning of Happily Ever After
Ch. 50.5 -- A week later, Mary sat with Col, Bee and Felix at the edge of the valley. A crackling fire warmed their feet and lit up their faces with a rosy glow. Behind them a tent had been set up. Mary knew from peeking in the door that it was a lot bigger inside… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.5 — Around the Campfire
What is your favorite New Year's Eve memory? I have quite a few, but one of the earliest is of my sister and I babysitting for our foster parents, eating snacks, and listening to Casey Kasem's Top 100 Year-End Countdown on the radio while singing along. Happy New Year, everyone!
Ch. 3.1 -- Jay circled in the air high above the castle. His eyes were even better than an eagle’s, and he noted the details below him with growing anger. “I was right. Everyone was invited except for me.” South of the castle in the meadow, a great feast had been set out on tables,… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch. 3.1 — The Name Day Celebration and Ch 3.2 The Gifts
Independence Day was the beginning of a fun holiday weekend, with family and friends gathered together to eat, play games, go swimming, watch the latest FIFA game, and talk. The best time of all was at dusk on July fourth when we all piled in the car, drove to a good spot, and watched the… Continue reading America the Beautiful
To all you Canadians out there, Happy Canada Day. I hope you have a great time with your family and friends, barbequing, swimming, playing games, and all your other activities. I am thankful for my Canadian heritage, for my ancestors who came to Canada seeking a fresh start, freedom, and adventure. Some were farmers and… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Last Wednesday Utah celebrated Pioneer Day with parades, speeches, and fireworks. We honored those courageous souls who left their old lives behind and crossed the plains to find a new home in the west. They buried loved ones in shallow graves along the trail. They crossed icy rivers, climbed snowy mountain passes, and in summer… Continue reading Pioneers