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Musings With Ken Haynes



When I was in ROTC summer camp (watered-down basic training), I learned something about dread.  Cold mornings at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, found us marching to metal bleachers where the trainers would do their thing.   We had to stand at attention until the instructor finally appeared to command "SEATS." 


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I've Been Thinking by Kathleen L Thach

P r a y e r   S o n g s

Years ago as I spent a good bit of time with my long-departed friends, Kathy and Art Fisher, songs would pop into my head.  And in Kathy’s head, too.  And one of us would “burst into song.”  We just couldn’t help ourselves, and we told Art so when he would exclaim, “Do you have to do that!”  Yes, we did.




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Papillons, Quilting & Me

From Dandelion to Sir Dandy Lion

“And to the man he said, since you listened to your wife and ate from the tree whose fruit I commanded you not to eat, the ground is cursed because of you.  All your life you will struggle to scratch a living from it.  It will grow thorns and thistles for you, though you will eat of its grains……”  Genesis 3:17-18

Now that it’s officially winter, it’s time to think about gardening, yet again -- ahhhh Spring!

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Whatcha Got Cookin' by Ellen Watts

At our December Gathering, Jan Roney provided a delicious Mandarin Orange Cake.  It was a big hit and a number of people asked if they could have the recipe.


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God's Creatures of Comfort


By Ellen Watts

April 2024

My greatest creature of comfort is my darling companion, Maisie. She is a Cavachon, which is a fairly new breed achieved by combining a King Charles Spaniel and a Bichon Frise. Maisie came to live with me last summer as an 8-week-old puppy and we are still learning new things about each other every day.

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