Tag Archives: China

Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman

Since the first time I saw it on TV as a teenager, one of my favorite movies has been “Inn of the Sixth-Happiness”, with Ingrid Bergman, Curt Jürgens and Robert Donat.  I bought a VHS tape of it when as … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Larissa Reinhart

Today it is my privilege to welcome multi-award winning author Larissa Reinhart. Larissa and I met, as so often, via mutual friends online. Larissa has had a varied and well-traveled life and we are going to have her let us … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table Memories

Growing up, we had our Melamine dishes for every day use, and good china for company. I wasn’t allowed to touch the good dishes until I was well into my teenage years. This was a special set of Noritake china … Continue reading

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Baskets and Bunnies…and Pecan Eggs

We are talking Easter this week and focusing on candy…what a loaded topic… loaded with calories! When I was little, Easter baskets were a real treat. I did not grow up in a religious family, so ‘giving up for Lent’ … Continue reading

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