Tag Archives: nature

New Book!

Here is my new, beautifully illustrated small coffee table book to delight adults and children alike, and just in time for Christmas.  It is Plura: The Fantastic Adventures of a Drop of Water.   Plura is a tiny droplet with a big thirst for all that … Continue reading

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I was no more than two or three years old when a strange but wonderful moment came upon me.  I was watching the passing scene from a car window as rolling hillocks of very green grass flowed by, lit by … Continue reading

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Resurrection.  Have you ever tried to imagine it?  What does it look like?  What actually happened to Jesus’ body?  Do you imagine the color beginning to flow back into his flesh, then his eyes opening, then his arms and legs … Continue reading

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Two Reviews of The Forest

I’m delighted to post these two reviews.  Enjoy! The Forest, a review by Barbara Gilcrest What a gentle book!  To open the cover of The Forest is to step into the world of the Graybarks  where Timkin lives with his … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Ambrose – a Review

The Wisdom of Ambrose by Susan Prudhomme (OakTara, February 2011) 167 pages. Reviewed by Christine Sunderland In this delightful fantasy by Susan Prudhomme, empty-nester Susan Anderson seeks to find her true identity among the lofty and silent redwoods of Northern … Continue reading

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Books Now Available!

At last, at last!  Please look to the right on your screen, and click on “Books.”  The Forest and The Wisdom of Ambrose are here, and available at the on-line sources shown, as well as from me personally.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Hallelujah!  My books are on their way!  I’ve spent the last few days working with the editor to get them ready, and they are now with the printer.  I am dancing around, holding my breath, hoping to have them in my … Continue reading

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The Spider’s Lesson

I am blessed to live with someone who loves to garden and has a talent for making beautiful places.  My part is to do a little dead-heading, and offer ideas, and appreciate what he has done.  What a deal! Today … Continue reading

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I have an assignment to write a short story themed on “love.”  What a huge topic!  How can I say anything new about it?  How can I come up with a story that is not smarmy and trite?  The more … Continue reading

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Skunks and Such

Driving over to church today, we passed a dead skunk by the side of the road.  It occurred to me that skunks are really quite pretty animals, with their shiny black fur and crisp white stripes.  Then, of course, I … Continue reading

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