The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 27 — Fritter is Astonished

CH. 27 -- Fritter squawked. Jay and Janine looked up from their breakfast of just-baked waffles with strawberries and whipped cream. Jay held a giant teacup in his claws, but he paused and looked over at Fritter. The gnome stared at the newspaper. His eyes were round, his expression astonished. “What is it, Fritter?” asked Janine.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch 27 — Fritter is Astonished

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Merry Christmas to All…

This is a season filled with happy memories and enjoyable experiences as families gather, special foods are eaten, gifts are exchanged, and songs are sung. It can also be a time of poignant memories, loneliness and sorrow. Sometimes we don't get to be with the ones we love. But whatever our circumstances, we can reach out… Continue reading Merry Christmas to All…

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In Remembrance

Today we remember and honor all those who served our country, who sacrificed their time, health, and sometimes their lives so that we could have a peaceful, safe, and free land.  My father and grandfather both served in the Canadian Armed Forces.  They understood the price of freedom.  They loved their country and were willing… Continue reading In Remembrance

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Choices of the Heart

Book Review: Choices of the Heart - by Laurie Alice Eakes I loved this book! I couldn’t put it down. Esther Cherrett was trained as a midwife by her mother, and she is proud to follow in the family tradition. But then the worst happens, accusations fly, and scandal threatens to shame her family. Esther… Continue reading Choices of the Heart

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Beyond the Veil

Book Review -- Beyond The Veil, by Lee Nelson (Volumes 1, 2, and 3) This is a three volume set of books about near-death experiences and remarkable dreams, collected by Lee Nelson. Simply told in each person’s own words, the recorded experiences are from ordinary people from all walks of life, mostly from those of… Continue reading Beyond the Veil

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An Ensign of Liberty

In the New York Harbor stands a lady with her torch held high, lighting the way for millions who have come to America seeking peace, liberty, freedom to worship, and the opportunity to live, work, and grow here.  In the other arm she carries a tablet inscribed with the date of the Declaration of Independence,… Continue reading An Ensign of Liberty

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In Remembrance

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, our local elementary school children gathered outside while veterans conducted a short ceremony to honor those who served in the armed forces.  The children put their hands over their hearts and watched in silence as the color guard raised the flag, and then… Continue reading In Remembrance

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Warbreaker

I stayed up really late last night to finish Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson.  This book was incredible!  If you’ve read any of his other books, you know that Brandon’s world building is amazingly rich and complex.  He does this by weaving the details of his carefully constructed fantasy world into the story, gradually revealing a… Continue reading Warbreaker

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Peace in the Garden

When I was little, my grandmother wrote to me.  I was so excited to be the recipient of letters from the most wonderful person in the world.  These were simple, hand-printed letters that described the flowers, trees, grass, and birds in her garden.  At the time I was puzzled by her obsession with gardening, and… Continue reading Peace in the Garden

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Happy Birthday, America!

Happy Birthday to America, the land of freedom, the land that been blessed with riches, beauty, opportunity, and peace for so many years. My heart stirs when I read about the founding fathers and the vision they had for a free land. Their sacrifice, dedication, and zeal move me beyond words. They established something truly… Continue reading Happy Birthday, America!