The thing that went under the name of automobile wheezed into the ranchyard and rattled to a halt. With creaks and groans in every joint the car discharged its six very dusty, very weary... More > occupants.
At the same time, the screen door of the ranch house banged shut and a flying figure descended on the new arrivals.
“Oh, Gale, but I’m glad to see you,” the girl from the ranch house declared hugging the foremost one of the visitors.
Gale Howard returned the hug with equal warmth. The two were cousins, and Gale and her friends, The Adventure Girls, had traveled West to spend the summer on the K Bar O Ranch, owned by Gale’s uncle.
“But don’t tell me you traveled all the way West in that!” Virginia Wilson murmured aghast, when the introductions and first greetings were over.
Clair Blank (Author profile), is born in Allentown, PA, The United States August 1915, died 1950. She writes mostly at genre: Children's Books..< Less
Poetry is not a curse word. Poems can be full of pun and nonsense--and I’VE HEARD VERSE is certainly full of something. Barb’s word play is strangely amusing, slightly twisted, and simply... More > fun. Suitable for ages twelve and up, these light-hearted and delightful poems may make you see the light--that is, if you think you don’t like or understand poetry, this book will either change your attitude or … Poof! Barb will change you to a pigeon. (see page 29 in the preview.) Contact Barb at www.barbara-blanks.com< Less
Age happens--then everything else hits the fan. When my father-in-law's life changes overnight, mine does, too. These mostly light-hearted stories offer encouragement to others in a similar... More > situation--past, present or future. See Pop romance the Little Debbie brownies, battle against bathing, and enjoy being the "only rooster in the henhouse." Meet the Old Lady Gang at Mayberry, and Bossy Barb, the elf Santa doesn't talk about. Pop’s stories also candidly describe how he adjusts to communal living, handles his increasing infirmity and his approaching death from pancreatic cancer. We’re all riding the same train, so join us on our simple adventures as we haul ourselves out of the wreckage. (Also available at amazon.com, on Kindle, and at www.barbara-blanks.com)< Less
I've hand picked family favorites for your enjoyment. Many of the recipes are geared for the fast pace life we live today. I promote spending a short time preparing, and a whole lot of time enjoying.... More > Society has realized the importance of gathering at the dinnertable. It's the perfect time for the family to come together, enjoying stories from their daily experiences. A happy time to count your blessings, laugh at each other's stories. This time creates a secure feeling that will long endure in a young person's life and they'll most probably pass on the tradition to their family.
My Mama took her role seriously as a homemaker and her teaching were embedded in our souls. She was a wonderful country cook, and proud of it.
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