Gretchen Louise

The Harvester

Gene Stratton Porter’s books are like drink of clear spring water and a walk in the woods holding the hand of your beloved. I just started The Harvester last night, and couldn’t put it down until near midnight. The main character is much like the man I love. The themes of pure love, hard work,…

O Ye Jigs & Juleps!

My friend sent me a charming little book written at the turn of the (last) century by a 10-year-old girl. O Ye Jigs & Juleps! is one of the most unique humorous pieces I’ve ever read. Virginia is a child simply stating facts as she observes them, and without trying to be funny she’s more…

Half my heart…

“Half my heart is in Iraq.” The bumper sticker brought tears to my eyes the first time I saw it. And I took a moment to pray for that woman whose man was fighting to protect my freedom, and the freedom of those I love. Each time I see that bumper sticker, I am reminded…

Hunting

There’s nothing quite like rolling out of bed before the sun has peeked in at the windows, rubbing your eyes, throwing on some old clothes, and meeting the morning with a gun in your hand. Snap. I didn’t quite miss that stick. I must watch the ground more closely. But, I don’t want to miss…

The End.

The End.