Month: November 2016

Doing What’s Needful

We’ve finished a month of focus on thankfulness. When I saw this graphic on the Grammarly blog, I thought doing the needful would be an excellent way to end the month. This wording might not be the phrasing… Read More

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Cyber Security for the Holidays

We’re full on turkey and pumpkin pie leftovers. The serious holiday gift buying has begun. It’s time to think about cyber security.  We all know how hackers use stolen data to create plausible emails to trick people into… Read More

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Turkey Game

A blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara One of my greatest treasures is the collection of music books from my Aunt Keta. She was a music teacher and she worked for a music publishing company so she had many,… Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving

Today we think about all the things we are thankful for. Chicken Wrangler Sara and I are so grateful for our readers. As you gather with your family and friends today, we offer this Irish blessing for you… Read More

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It’s Thanksgiving Week

Thanksgiving arrives on Thursday making this week filled with family reunions, food, fun, travel, football games, Black Friday, and being thankful. Not necessarily in that order. The way we celebrate things today is quite different from how Pilgrims… Read More

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Bella and the Gate

Blog by Chicken Wrangler Sara We contain our pack of dachshunds in the kitchen with a baby gate. Every evening we take the gate down and allow the dogs to go into their kennels in the living room… Read More

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A Heart filled with Gratitude

Winnie the Pooh was a favorite of my youngest daughter. Every nap time we read a chapter from A.A. Milne’s books and then at bedtime we re-read the same chapter. The beautifully crafted stories of Christopher Robin’s adventures… Read More

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Creating a gratitude list – 4 suggestions

Gratitude, I’m sad to say, is not part of most people’s natural disposition. I understand. It’s hard to be thankful when all around us is hurt and pain and disappointment. Gratitude doesn’t make sense, but it’s a discipline… Read More

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Veterans Day and Gratitude

Today we celebrate Veterans Day. Do you know why? This short video from the History Channel explains the origins. According to Cynthia Ozick, “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” Don’t let… Read More

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GRATEFUL + THANKFUL = GRATITUDE

GRATEFUL and THANKFUL are adjectives describing deep appreciation.  Exhibiting both adjectives causes GRATITUDE. In this month of emphasis on being thankful, I’m an author who is grateful to and thankful for readers who read  my books. Use the… Read More

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