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Old Friends

I got my “Raggedy Ann” doll for Christmas in 1959, when I was just two years old (“Raggedy Andy” came along when I had my tonsils out in 1969). 279 more words


dance partner, cleaner of floor
Raggedy Ann, clown hair
I sing praises while I mop
making it as act of worship
not a task I dread


Moonlight on the Wabash

David Lindquist, writing in the Indianapolis Star, recently took note of the end of the television series The Middle by recalling 20 fictional characters that, as Lindquist wrote, “put Indiana on the map.” 497 more words

April is National Poetry Month, and I’ve joined a poetry challenge, which is to write a poem a day for thirty days using a different poetry form each day.  

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Dresden 1945

Bleib ruhig und mach weiter…


Raggedy Ann and Christmas

This little girl, Raggedy Ann, has a very special story to tell you this Christmas. Here she is, happily sitting on the bed in my guest room, with the quilt that my Mama hand-quilted beneath her, and the pillow that Mama also hand-quilted supporting her as she waits to share a very special story with you. 1,184 more words

Life Changes

Raggedy Ann is Back!

Raggedy Ann is Back!

A recent visit to Orcas Island saw that Ann is back at her rock, this time with a flag and time on her hands. 

Orcas Island