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November 29 in history

800 – Charlemagne arrived at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.

939 – Edmund was crowned King of England as his half-brother Aethelstan died. 669 more words


'An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving' by Louisa May Alcott

An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott, 1881

The magic trick:

Creating an appealing rustic, domestic setting

A lot of different things happen in this story, between the ailing grandmother and the would-be bear attack. 217 more words


An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott

Originally part of a book of short stories called Aunt Jo’s Scrap Bag, this little tale records what happens when a family of rural New England kids tries to prepare a Thanksgiving meal on their own.  7,505 more words


The Lights Are Going Up

I saw the first strings of street lights on October 30th.

I like how they stay up late in Paris, well into mid-January, but I’m not in a rush for Christmas decorations in the fall. 45 more words


See(k)ing Little Women

Guest post by Beverly Lyon Clark

When I detoured from another project to work on The Afterlife of “Little Women”I didn’t realize how long it would take—or how much fun I’d have. 1,063 more words

For Everyone


‘Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead’ 16 more words


Writer's Quote Wednesay!!

I know, it says Writer’s quote wednesday and today is well, Saturday. In my defense, it was all school work that caused the delay. Okay, so for this week’s writer, I chose… 293 more words