Post from old blog. Connecting a Picture and a Quote I always connect this Garth Williams illustration from Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder with these words from Walden, by Henry David Thoreau:"I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion."If Laura … Continue reading Thursday Is Art Day: May 20
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2021/05/18/your-daily-word-prompt-often-ydwordprompt-may-18-2021/ This was originally posted on one of my old blogs in 2014. I've loved the following essay since I came across a condensed version of it over thirty years ago. I've read it often since then. "A person can never get true greatness by trying for it. You get it when you're not looking … Continue reading A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years (Slightly Edited)
https://fivedotoh.com/2021/02/19/fandangos-flashback-friday-february-19/ This was originally published on one of my old blogs in 2011. Not In Any Of The Usual Ways Those of you who have been reading my blog know thatI am a Jewish convert to the Catholic Church. What youmay not know, however, is that I am also a revert. Yes,I was, for several … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: 2/19/21
https://fivedotoh.com/2020/12/28/fowc-with-fandango-goddess/ I recently googled "Rosary Meditations", and I found a website which I will never share on this blog, on Twitter, on Facebook, or anywhere else.Why? Because it turned out to be a New Age site, where Our Lady is depicted as a goddess.You can guess how fast I got out of THAT website!
"E. B." from Recreation and I recently started a club called The Sunshine Spreaders Crafting Club. The purpose is to make things forthose patients/residents who cannot make them for themselves. The club colors are orange and yellow.The club flower is the sunflower.The club motto is "Spreading a little sunshine." Meetings are scheduled for every other … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans….. (Adapted From a Post on Another Blog)