My junior high school English teacher invited me to a book club at her house last weekend. A few houses down from her lives Ruth the Rose Lady. Almost every square foot of her plot, including the parking strips, are covered in roses, each labeled. Luckily, Ruth confirmed I'd gotten my rose facts right (phew!) … Continue reading Roses Book Club
My friend Kathy Patrick of Beauty and the Book and the Pulpwood Queens wrote to me a couple weeks ago, letting me know that her pastor, Allison Byerly, used The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns in her Sunday sermon in Jefferson, Texas. How cool is that? She cited page 251, where Dara talks … Continue reading A “Roses” Sermon
I got a nice surprise yesterday when my EW came in the mail and I saw my book mentioned. Yay! I immediately showed my kids. The two younger ones were gratifyingly excited. Eldest said, "I want proof!" and read it and said, "Cool."