Re-Blogging this beautiful poem and photo by Brenda Davis Harsham Copyright 2017 over at Friendly Fairy Tales The Last Sunset
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HOW happy the holly-tree looks, and how strong, Where he stands like a sentinel all the year long. Neither dry summer heat nor cold winter hail Can make that gay warrior tremble or quail. He has beamed all the year, but bright scarlet he’ll glow When the ground glitters white with the fresh fallen snow….
My Review of “Cherished Mercy” a book by Tracie Peterson published by Bethany House I recommend this book to those of you who enjoy reading frontier stories filled with faith, values, adventure, historical fact and romance , for it has all that and more. The setting is in the Oregon Territory in the year 1855….
It’s National Crayon Day! How will you celebrate? Here are some ideas: Enter Crayola’s Color Naming Contest Crayola is creating a new crayon in May to replace its “Dandelion” color. They are having a contest to seek a name for their new color. Visit this Link for more info or to enter the contest: http://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/crayola-teases-new-crayon-color-after-dandelions-retirement-w474466…
Seeing the Elephant: Voices from the Oregon Trail by Joyce Badgley Hunsaker This book has some very interesting stories of true life happenings on the Oregon Trail. It contains actual journal entries and stories of Narcissa Whitman (1836), Thomas Jefferson Farnham (1839), Jesse Applegate (1843), Catherine Sager (1844), Abilgail Scott (1852), Ezra Meeker (1852), Helen…
Beautiful Haiku by my WordPress Poetry Friend, Marie! Be sure to check out her site for more beautiful poems. https://syllabubsea.wordpress.com/2017/02/03/scents-of-memories/