The Day After Election Day

Good morning, Blog Buds. The fact is I have friends from both sides of the political spectrum. That’s what happens when a person is able to practice mutual respect. Anyway, I’m worried about some of them, because they seem to believe if only their favored candidate wins the presidential election on Tuesday that everything will…

Spotlight: FRONTIER HOUSE by Simon Shaw

FRONTIER HOUSE at Goodreads I finally own this book after years of wanting it.  The historical reality show it’s based on is one of my favorites.  I’ve learned so much from it and been tremendously inspired by it.  One of things which fascinate me most about history is how ordinary people lived, they’re the real…

Intelligent Ladies Who Love Babies

Sadly, I couldn’t find a usable image of this month’s issue, which is much more beautiful, but here is the link to subscribe and an image of an older issue of this magazine. MARY JANE’S FARM at Magazineline * Intelligent Ladies Who Love Babies – That’s the bottom line when I think about the Contemporary Fiction,…

A SPOONFUL OF SUGAR A Nanny’s Story by Brenda Ashford

  This is the autobiography of a real nanny, educated at the world-famous Norland College and on the job for 62 years! It starts with her childhood in the 1930s and goes into the details of her education. From what I hear, Norland College is the same today, but modernized. I read it cover to…