And then we all need a recipe for homemade yeast and soap.I can’t begin to copy all the helps that are in this magazine. If you have any questions about information you think may be in the contents of this book, just ask and I’ll be glad to find the info
and send it on to you.
I think tomorrow I may have to dedicate the post to asking editing questions. As you can see, I’m having quite a time with the alignments on this page! Have a great Thursday!
Have a blessed Sunday my friends
Are you a collector of old books? I don’t really fall into the category of “collector”, but I do have a decent collection of old books that I love. In other words if I buy an old book it’s because I like to read it, not because I like the cover.
Last week I connected with a blogging lady that had read my profile and noticed that many of our favorite books to read where the same. This isn’t that unusual-many people share a love for the same authors. But what was different about this story is that the books are very, very old and neither of us thought there was
anyone else on the planet that would ever read them. Since then Kim and I have corresponded and found that there were even more obscure books that we have in common. Now isn’t that something you just love about blogging?
And here is one of my all time favorite authors-Gene Stratton Porter. The 1st book I read was “The Girl
of Limberlost”. These are some of the books Kim and I have in common.
This book takes place in the Indiana swamps of Limberlost were Elnora lives and collects moths to sell to raise money. Her mother is resentful of her-I won’t go into details and ruin it for you. But she doesn’t provide for Elnora so this is why she has to raise money selling moths. And then there are loving neighbors that help
and the bird lady to whom she sell her moths. It is a beautiful story and if you once pick it up and read it, you’ll want to read Mrs. Porter’s other books as well.
Look at the front of this one. Isn’t it just gorgeous? I don’t often find many books with a picture front and I was so happy to get this one. My finds of GSP books span several states. Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri are the four I remember.
Here’s one my dad liked to read. I bet yours did too!
I just love the inside opening of this book.
This old one is beginning to get ragged.
Do you reconize any here that you have read?
And who doesn’t need a 1938 book on etiquette? I’m afraid that I’ve just discovered in the chapter on conversation that I am mis-pronuncing my u’s. I am making my u’s sound like oo’s. Ex: duty (I say dooty)
tune(I say toon). Well from what I’ve read I’m mispronuncing everything with a u!! Well someone should’ve informed Mrs. Cornelius Beeckman that how we pronunce our words depends on what part of the country we’re from, right? I just happened to be raised in the midwest and that is the way we say our u’s!
I have several other books I was going to share, but I’ll save them for another day. If you are interested in finding some good books from by-gone days to read Kim has a neat site she can refer you to. Her blog is
Have a great Wednesday!
This is a silly post. A really silly post. So you can’t say you haven’t been forewarned!
As the title says I am a wannabe scottie terrier owner. We had a dog that passed on over three years ago and we has fully intended to replace him right away. But that was when we were traveling too much and didn’t feel we could handle a puppy until we were settled.
Two years ago while traveling back to see my folks in Iowa my cousin and I went shopping and I found not one, but two sweet terriers to bring home with me!
Let me introduce to you Dughall and Fiona. Now tell me that you too wouldn’t have brought them home with you too. I named these two sweethearts after Becky’s real Scottie Terriers at Sweet Cottage Dreams.
You can link to visit them in action at www.sweetcottagedreams.blogspot.com As I told Becky I’ve been negligent with these two little dears. So today I got them out for a little fresh air, fun, and sunshine!
Here they are playing amongst the flowers.
After a quick ride up the road with Mommy to hunt for bear, Dughall and Fiona take a wee dip.
Ah, oh caught them spooning again!
And lastly, up the ladder to the loft to bed down to bag a few z’s.
And wouldn’t you know after we are safely tucked away in our bed-look who showed up in the yard!
He was in a big hurry to get away today so Mommy didn’t get a very good shot.
Disclaimer: Every Nannie has to do a silly post for her sweet little grandkids! Hi Starlet and Lambie!