As I told to Husband his first winter here: 1. Green light does not mean ‘go’, it means check to see if the other direction can stop. The car sliding sideways through the intersection on a red has the right-of-way. 2. On a snowcovered road, if you sometimes see the lane stripes, ignore them. It[…]
Laura Ingalls Wilder and The Long Winter When I lived out west for ten years or so, and it never snowed and summers were brown and winters were rainy, the book I most read and reread when I was homesick was “The Long Winter”. I can’t say it’s my favorite of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little[…]
Who ever imagined, who had ever thought, there would be a blue sky on the moon? Beyond, the landscape looked much like the previous plain, save for the bluish haze hanging low over it. If she looked directly up, through the clear roof of the car, the sky that appeared blue at an angle was darker, almost black, with stars still showing through. Mariah quit looking up.
Beyond the Prairie: True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder reviewed by Deb Houdek Rule Beyond the Prairie: True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder, released on DVD November 23, 2010, is a made-for-TV movie from 2000 which intended to return the story of Laura and the Little Houses to their true origins. The Little House on[…]