I Saw A Trembling In the World ©Kitty English I saw a trembling in the world, A trembling deep and heavy, So heavy, it shook the earth —and roared I could hardly keep steady. And within this trembling, I heard a ripple, A ripple sweet and light, Like crystal water dripping, dripping, Far into the … Continue reading I Saw A Trembling In the World
From ‘Polly and Spark’ (1916) by Rosalie G. Mendel. CHAPTER II After this Spark and I became the best of chums. We don’t even like to be out of each other’s sight. Of course we have our quarrels and scarps, as children do, but they are just in fun and we both know it. Only … Continue reading Polly and Spark – Chapter II
CHAPTER I Hello! I’m Polly, the parrot. I belong to the Morses. You know Spark, their bull terrier, don’t you? Well, I can’t help laughing every time I think how that dog acted when I first came to the Morse home. Funny? Whew! I should say so. He would growl and snarl … Continue reading Polly and Spark – Chapter I
I really enjoyed Polly and Spark – The Story of a Parrot and Her Friend Spark the Bull Terrier. It is told in first person by Polly the parrot, and is often extremely hilarious. It’s a really charming book. I am thrilled to share it with you. Here is the cover. My copy has an … Continue reading Polly and Spark – Antique Children’s Book
Have you ever wondered what they do in Baby-Land? Perhaps you have never heard of it. Maybe you even remember it! How wonderful is Baby-Land! Do you want to know more about it? Maybe you just need a memory jog. We see it in the faces of happy children every day. What! You have no small … Continue reading What Do They Do In Baby-Land?
The other day I picked up a delightful antique nursery rhyme book. It’s Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes Complete. It is from the late 1800s-early 1900s. Reading it, I saw the Mistress McShuttle poem that we first spoke of here. Her mention is a little more than halfway down. You can also see her part of the story … Continue reading A Word About Mistress McShuttle
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Happy May Day, everyone! I love May Day so much! I think it’s a really fun tradition. I get just as excited about May Day as I do Easter! Celebrate May Day with me, and take a look! Click on this link. May Day! See You There! ? ? Continue reading Happy Happy May Day!