The SHEPHERD CALLED THEM HOME

The Shepherd’s Barn The Shepherd Called Them Home  The quaint old man in knee high boots prepared to call them in….  “Get behind the barn,” he said. “If they see you they won’t come.” “How many sheep?” I asked.   ‘Bout 300, lambs ‘n all,” he replied.   Now, gesturing toward distant fields, no movement…… Continue reading The SHEPHERD CALLED THEM HOME

Tell It Like It Was!

Can’t Take It Any More! I thought “the cawff” would stop if I ignored it, but it didn’t. How long would the “cawff” remain hidden behind the alphabet, before someone speaks up? Guess I’ll have to do it myself. It’s driving me crazy. At first it was only fashions. I could live with that. Too…… Continue reading Tell It Like It Was!

A Holiday Of Love

Holiday Of Love As published in the Houghton Lake Resorter Newspaper1963Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck“Musings Of A Homemaker” February is the month of sweethearts and historical birthdays. Gifts and cards of caring are abundantly given and received.Red is the color of this holiday of love, representing the warmth and caring which doesn’t end with the passing…… Continue reading A Holiday Of Love

One More Package Of Memories

Christmas Memories 1963 (As printed in the Houghton Lake Resorter, Houghton Lake, Michigan Weekly Newspaper- MUSINGS OF A HOMEMAKER by Mary Anne Tuck) The pine tree stands in the corner, colorful but lonely. Gaily wrapped gifts beneath its branches have disappeared.  The sweet smell of pine is no longer in the air. Shiny bicycles and…… Continue reading One More Package Of Memories

It was just another church meeting. We talked about lots of things and one of those things was “Stewardship”…

You probably will have a hard time believing this, but on my way home I was surprised to see a little mouse sitting on the dashboard of my car. He seemed to be a friendly sort and he began to chat with me. I wondered if he’d been at the meeting I’d just left because…… Continue reading It was just another church meeting. We talked about lots of things and one of those things was “Stewardship”…