The Polar Express

I have a great memory of Christmas Eve night when my dad read aloud The Polar Express to my sister and I. The magic of Christmas jumped off the pages of that book and the words gave us the warmth and anticipation that only comes with Christmas. When my dad read the...
Charlotte’s Web – A Timeless Treasure

Charlotte’s Web – A Timeless Treasure

“Why did you do all this for me?” he asked.  “I don’t deserve it.  I’ve never done anything for you.” “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte.  “That in itself is a tremendous thing.” (Charlotte’s Web copyright 1952) Charlotte’s Web is one of the all time...
Timeless Stories: The Little House

Timeless Stories: The Little House

The Little House is Timeless I have enjoyed recollecting books from my past as I have prepared to write my blogs about “timeless” literature.  Another book that I loved as a kid was the book The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton.  I believe I was in third or fourth...
A Powerful and Timeless Message

A Powerful and Timeless Message

Words have great power.  They can evoke emotions that make you laugh with joy, scream with anger, cry in remembrance, or break your heart.  This week there were words that broke my heart.  These words, shared by a friend, told the story of the pain that some children...

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