Jane Austen

Festival in Bath England. September, 2018; http://www.janeaustenfestivalbath.co.uk/ Novels– The Watsons (1801-unfinished), Sense and Sensibility (1811), Price and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814), Emma (1815), Sandition (1817-unfinished), Northanger Abbey (1818), Persuasion (1818) Short Story – Lady Susan (1794) Write up below about Miss Austen from https; https://www.bookseriesinorder.com/jane-austen/ Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775. She…

Mother’s Day Tribute

Mine to Hold — A Collection of Verses Created by Gretchen Rickel Wolf in 2004 — Compiled by Elsa Wolf in 2018   At an advanced age of ninety-two, Gretchen could no longer see well enough to read or write due to unresolvable complications connected to Macular Degeneration that began in 1994.  She could recite…

Mysteries of the Washington National Cathedral

Written by Graham Meyer | Published on September 1, 2007 There aren’t many places that bring together Darth Vader, a dead president, a moon rock, and a 12-ton bell. Washington National Cathedral—officially the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul—has them all, as well as a 53-bell carillon, nine chapels, hundreds of stained-glass windows,…

Short Story; Escape

“Hold it in… Hold it in…” A surge of anxiety gripped Luna’s chest. She tried to soothe herself. “Don’t cry again! Not now!” Cities made her uneasy, but there was nowhere else to go. Her soul felt hollow and empty without her husband by her side. Losing Will and his crew in the mining accident…

The Farm Women’s Market

The market remains in 2018 – An inspiration to share from my hometown-   Adapted from “The Montgomery Farm Women’s Cooperative market” by Mary Charlotte Crook The Montgomery County Story, Volume 25, No. 3, August 1982 — http://www.farmwomensmarket.com On busy Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, in the shadow of a modern, high-rise office building, stands a…