Growing Old

By Rosie Moore A friend of mine sent me this many years ago. Every once in a while, I like to read the contents and also remember his friendliness. Some time ago I was asked by a young person how I felt about being old. I was a little shocked, for I don’t think of […]


By Rosie Moore From the time of the first permanent European settlement in 1643, Pennsylvania has been important for its strategic location, spirit of independence, and economic power. The British gained the colony in 1664, but in 1691 King Charles signed a charter granting Pennsylvania to William Penn in exchange for a debt owed to […]

Thoughts for Today

By Rosie Moore Back on March 28th of this year in my book “My Daily Psalms and Prayers”, I came across this lovely paragraph.  Let me share it with you: “Why is it that those who do the right thing so often seem to lose out, while those who take shortcuts and cheat and steal […]

The Little Princess

By Rosie Moore I grew up with Shirley Temple. I adored her, saw most of her movies, and emulated her as much as possible, all except for the shining curls because my hair was straight as a stick. She was four years older than me, born in California in 1928. She got her start in […]

Seven ups guaranteed to lift up your day

By Rosie Moore Wake up! Decide to have a good day. Today is the day the Lord hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalms 118:24 Dress up! The best way to dress up is to put on a smile. A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks. The Lord […]

The Nifty Fifties

By Rosie Moore I consider myself a most fortunate person living in the 1950s. I graduated from high school in 1950 in the top quarter of a class of 400 graduates. I graduated in May, got married in September and had five children by 1960. In the meantime, I worked at a demolition factory outside […]

Pearls of Wisdom

By Rosie Moore I recently got a book out of my home library. It is an older book, published in 1979 and written by Victoria Holt. I read it in 1980 and the title intrigued me, made me want to read it again. “The Spring of the Tiger” is the mysterious title. In it I […]

Remembering a Special Lady and her Legacy

By Ralphine Major In 2017, the Hen House at Calfee Farms ushered in the Christmas season with an open house. Our family stopped by early on Saturday morning. When we arrived, Ron was out front at the new fire pit which added a homey touch to the landscape. Becky greeted us at the entrance that […]

Crossword puzzles

By Rosie Moore Crossword puzzles have a short history but they are said to have been invented by a journalist, Arthur Wynne, from Liverpool, England. The puzzle appeared in a Sunday newspaper, “The New York World” on December 21, 1913. They are said to be the most popular and widespread word game in the world. […]

Who sets the date for Easter?

By Rosie Moore Easter is over, with its lovely aroma of Easter lilies and the glorious rising of Jesus to overcome the sting of death. I got to thinking, however, why does it come on a different Sunday each year? As you know, Christmas comes on the same date but not the same day. I also […]

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