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Joy in the Morning · 6d ago

First Day ~ Last Day: 2016 ~ 2017

Another school year done:Elisabeth ~ 3rd GradeLiam ~ Kindergarten
Joy in the Morning · 1w ago

Quick Takes #233: Thoughts about School

Today marks the end of the school year in the Bailey house. Liam and Caitie actually finished last Friday but since Lisbeth still had school this week we still have been slightly in school m...
Joy in the Morning · 2W ago

Open Book ~ June 2017

The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell is a fun look at a learning about a new country and culture. British writer Russell learning that Denmark is one of the happiest places to live d...
Joy in the Morning · 3W ago

Quick Takes #232 Plans for Summer Reading

School is winding up in the next couple of weeks ~ and the weather is finally shifting into my favorite reading outside time.  Thanks to MMD and others I'm having fun planning my reading lis...
Joy in the Morning · 3W ago

Quick Takes #231:What do May Showers Bring?

I knew May was going to be a whirlwind but didn't quite expect how business coupled with near constant rain would really wipe me out. Hoping for better things (and weather) in June.A definit...
Joy in the Morning · 1M ago

Open Book ~ May '17

Trusting God with St. Therese by Connie Rossini proved to be a very enjoyable Lenten read. Rossini balanced the biography, with the devotional and self-help aspects very well.  I am enjoyed ...
Joy in the Morning · 1M ago

Quick Takes #230: Circle Game

Any Joni Mitchell fans reading? Me too, especially Circle Game and the song speaks perfectly of the week or even month I'm having. All good things (mostly) but knowing that times goes in one...
Joy in the Morning · 1M ago

Cover Reveal ~ Fix Her Up!

As most of you know my youngest sister is a financial auditor by day and author by night! And her latest novel Fix Her Up is being released on May 25, 2017 and here..... is the Cover Reveal!...
Joy in the Morning · 2M ago

Quick Takes #229: It's Easter and Spring!

Sorry to go quiet ~ Lent was good but tough and spring was slow to come ~ and so winter blues caught up with me a bit.  However Lent does end and spring has sprung!!We had a lovely Tridium a...
Joy in the Morning · 2M ago

In the quiet of Saturday

A favorite poem by a favorite author:Ready for SilenceMadeleine L’EngleThen hear now the silenceHe comes in the silencein silence he entersthe womb of the bearerin silence he goes tothe real...