Jun 162018
 

Bell County Living article on page 10

 

Amarillo Living article on 

Recently, I’ve had the joy of writing about 4-H Clubs, how the new 4-H has embraced the generations, opened up new opportunities and provide leaders for our future. The great new is two new cover stories for me and the hope that more families discover the opportunity for families to bond, work, play and develop new interest. Imagine you 9 year old learning how to judge a good steak or cook a meal and tell you the nutritional value it gives.  Think how you would feel if your teenager said her best memories was clean out the barn while sing and dance around with her family. Needless to say the Amarillo Cover really thrilled me.  This is one of our cousins on the cover and we were able to tell their story in this issue.  Wonderful kids, parents and grandparents, working to strengthen  the family bonds.

 

May 282018
 
Unicorn in the Bible

Words have meanings and the meaning can change from time and place according to our circumstance. Pastor Mark Forest encourages his congregation to study the Bible from the perspective of the audience to whom it was written. Take the unicorn: If you get an old 1828 Noah Webster’s Dictionary, which is the very first edition [read more…]

May 042018
 
All Writers Pray

Believe me–all writers pray. “Oh, God! Help! 😳Where did that file go?” Or “Please, God. What happened? All lost?😫 Sometimes we pray. “Please make that editor buy my book! ” And sometimes we ask God to damm our computers.  We send prayers for people searching for books on Amazon. Today was a perfect example. I [read more…]

May 022018
 
Award with Benefits

My Constitution Team (amazing teachers and Teen Helpers won this award for me and our DAR chapter. I’m so proud because now more people will hear of this great program and maybe more towns will want to have their own camp.  The added benefit is I had the privilege to meet great kids, and every [read more…]

Jan 052018
 
Rich and Satisfying Life

Notice the last part–the part about rich. John 10:10 “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.” Rich and Satisfying! Wow! God’s purpose is to give US a rich and satisfying life. How can that be? We are self centered and ignore [read more…]

Jan 032018
 
Everyone Should Write Their Stories

I recommend everyone write their Chicken Soup for the Soul stories. If you are a teacher, I especially encourage you to read and write Chicken Soup stories.  If you are a student, or a mom of a student, a writer, a business person, a preacher or Sunday School teacher.   Especially if you are a grandmother.  [read more…]

Jan 022018
 
Love Tech Teaching

January winds howl and icy temperatures hold me, hostage. However, thanks to Nepris, I can soar on the web to ANTONIA CRATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in NEWBERG, OREGON and share great ways to teach students to edit their writing and create stories that will make their grandma bake her best cookies and grandpa to swell with pride. How [read more…]

Dec 242017
 
2017 Best Education Tip

One of my favorite education discoveries this year is Nepris – great place for a free author visit. A note from the Nepris team. “Hi Peggy! I just wanted to thank you again for leading an Industry Chat last month. You connected with 3 classrooms located in Texas, Louisiana, and Ohio, and I heard it [read more…]