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Summer!      —by Jinny Batterson

Our calendar and our weather sometimes seem out of sync these days. Spring-like days occur during what is officially labeled “winter.” Winter resurges sometimes during officially calendared “spring.” Inklings of summer can pop up at almost any time of year.  756 more words

Reflecting Pool

Jumping into the baby blue Ford pickup, to ride out with Uncle Isaac and Aunt Gilly to Wolf Lake was always a welcome adventure. At seven years old, I had already figured out the beauty of catching fireflies in an empty mason jar. 252 more words


inspirNational New Year

Catching Fireflies has always been one of my favorite Michigan gift stores. I can always find the perfect gifts for friends and family, as each gift has a personal, thoughtful, and creative touch. 430 more words


Catching Fireflies by Terri E. Laine is Available NOW

Catching Fireflies by Terri E. Laine
Release Date: October 27th, 2016

Photographer: Perrywinkle Photography, Lauren Perry

Cover Designer: Michele Catalano Creative Designs


From USA Today bestselling author Terri E. 732 more words


Franny the Fearless Firefly - Christina Murphey

Bouncing with nearly tongue-tying alliteration, Franny the Fearless Firefly warms the too-fearless to sometimes take caution, lest they find themselves in more trouble than they care for. 63 more words

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Expectations in Parenthood

We all have a picture in our heads of what parenthood will look like. For me it’s in short bursts of moments…moments where I do something special, or even something every-day-ordinary for my children, and they fall perfectly in line my imagination’s idea of their reactions, responses, and of course, their complete overwhelming love and gratitude for me, their wonderful, perfect mom. 824 more words

Catching Fireflies

Summer Nights

Sitting on the deck tonight enjoying the cooling down of the day with Zowie and Kitty, I realized how quiet it was in the neighborhood.  I know when I take my after dinner walk, I very seldom see anyone out…oh there will be someone else walking perhaps or walking their dog…but no one sitting outside on their porches enjoying the summer.  298 more words

Childhood Memories