Who Me? How ironic is this? This computer illiterate was interviewed for a column called Tech talk! Catholic Blogger Melanie Jean Juneau By Sarah Reinhard Our Catholic Blogger today, Melanie Jean Juneau, maintains two blogs: Joy of Nine9 andMother of Nine9. She’s a Catholic wife and mother who lives on a hobby farm and whose computer has lived…… Continue reading Interviewed for Tech Talk; How Ironic
Daily Prompt: The Artist’s Eye Is there a painting or sculpture you’re drawn to? What does it say to you? Describe the experience. (Or, if art doesn’t speak to you, tell us why.) I love paintings where the eyes have depth, emotions because they draw me in then engage me. It is almost as if a…… Continue reading Art that Speaks to Me
The Daily prompt today is Menagerie. Do you have animals in your life? If yes, what do they mean to you? Animals? You want to know what animals mean to us? Well that question is an understatement on our hobby farm because we are surrounded by pets, farm and wild animals as well as nine kids all the time. Just try…… Continue reading Menagerie: Surrounded
I am articulate. Words flow with ease, especially when I am upset. I have even I talked my way out of a rape. Probably because I am tiny, words are my defense against anyone who threatens me. According to friends, my words do disarm antagonists. An attempted rape serves as a dramatic illustration of power of…… Continue reading Power of Words to Diffuse Evil and Derail Violence.
Our farm animals were so full of character, their antics alone will be the subject of many upcoming stories. Of course, the kids were always entertained by the farm animals but my husband and I were as well. Michael especially enjoyed his intelligent pigs, believing that when animals felt loved, they related to people in…… Continue reading The Goat Shall Weed the Garden, The Horse Shall Dine in the Kitchen…
Most people have never heard of Agnes Sanford (1897-1982) but she has been and, in fact still is, a dear friend of mine. She was an interesting woman who was born to missionaries in China, married an American Anglican ( Episcopalian) and became mother to three children. Agnes suffered post-partum depression and and was diagnosed as suicidal when one of…… Continue reading There is a Crowd of Supporters Surrounding Us