Karen’s Blog

  • A Walk Down "Mother Culture" Lane by...
    Posted by Karen Andreola on March 9, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    A Walk Down Mother Culture® LaneEarly Days of SpeakingWhenever I come across a mom who is ministering the ideas of Mother Culture online, my heart is warmed. I’m happy to see the ideas welcomed.We home teachers have weighty cares. Endurance is needed for our long hours of service. But moments of Mother Culture are refreshment along the way. A glass of ice tea, ten minutes with an embroidery needle or paint brush, a few lines Read more →

  • E. P. Roe, A Forgotten Author
    Posted by Karen Andreola on February 9, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    E. P. Roe, A Forgotten Author My sachets have batting but are flat enough to mail in a padded envelope to friends.I like this quote by Virginia Woolf.  Can you relate to her hyperbole?Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they come together in vast flock of variegated feather and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. Besides, in this random miscellaneous company we may rub against some complete Read more →

  • 6 Qualities of Kindness
    Posted by Karen Andreola on January 13, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    6 Qualities of Kindness“You are very kind,” I said to him at last, sounding to my own ears like a character out of an 18th century novel, but the words were not all politeness. They were sincere and what I truly thought of him."This is what Carol, the main character of Lessons of Blackberry Inn, says to Mr. Fortesque after he confides in her with his startling words of appreciation.Fireplace Screen - I admired. By a local Read more →