Felted Slippers and Prayer Shawls

I have been knitting up a storm in Pennsylvania.  Working at the desk allows me to knit easy things when we aren’t busy.  I work on things that require my attention to a pattern here at home in the evenings.  I am still working hard on an evening project that I can’t tell you about …

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God Searches for Us

We have been getting lots of rain here in southwestern Pennsylvania.  In June it rained almost every day and we were getting a little tired of rain.  Last week we had a beautiful day and I yearned to get out hiking in it.  But I had blog posts to write and decided I would stay …

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Moment of Lift: Empowering Women

I recently read the very good book by Melinda Gates called “The Moment of Lift:  How Empowering Women Changes the World.”  I am an admirer of Bill and Melinda Gates because they worked hard with a new idea (Microsoft).  While they made a fortune from it, they have worked just as hard at giving it …

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Johnstown Flood National Memorial

Last week, on our weekly adventure day, Tom and I visited three National Park sites in western Pennsylvania.  Today I will write about the Johnstown Flood National Memorial.  Tomorrow I will write about the Allegheny Portage Railroad.  I will save the third, Flight 93 National Memorial, until we have time to visit again. The Johnstown …

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