By Sandra McGregor I was raised for the first dozen years in a small town in North Carolina…a town where everyone knew everyone else…and everyone knew as much about their neighbor’s personal business as they did about their own.But all-in-all, that wasn’t such a bad thing. Folks knew when you needed help…and they were […]
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By Pam Asberry Where in the world was this picture taken? Make your best guess! The first person to come up with the correct answer wins a $5 Starbucks gift card. Then come back every Friday in March to find out more about this and other fascinating and beautiful places!
I got an e-mail about two weeks ago from the Great Expectations contest, saying that I was a finalist in the inspirational category. I think I’m still in the stage of not believing it happened. I had a week to review judges’ comment, make changes to my submission, and then send it back for the […]
12 Days of Halloween By: Danielle Monsch From about mid-October until Christmas was always a magical and much anticipated time when I was young. Probably not an uncommon statement from a kid. My mom should have been a party planner, because our house was always decked out for the season. We were the house […]
By Debbie Kaufman I bet if I asked you what your main comfort food is, I’d hear a lot of the women say “chocolate.” But comfort foods are often more than what we first reach for during a stressful time. Sometimes they are the foods that bring back memories of special times, like […]
By Anna Doll I am the gardening guru at my school, and with thirty-two raised garden beds, we have lots of space to grow new and enticing varieties of the standard spring fruits and vegetables. As an organic gardener, I find that it’s much safer, and infinitely more rewarding, to start our plants from […]