Category: Oostburg Wisconsin

Trees – some photos over the years

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Photo by Karl: we bought this tiny pine tree at a grocery store one year.


Photo by Ellen: November 2015.



Photos by Karl: winter 2014.

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Interesting Lake Michigan beach photo by Karl in 2011, at the beginning of spring.


Photo by Ellen: yesterday in the yard.


Photo by Ellen: the tree stumps have their beauty too.

The Daily Post Prompt – “Celebrate Good Times”

The WordPress prompt today is Celebrate Good Times.  We are asked how we would celebrate if we received some “wonderful, improbable, hoped-for good news.”

I hope I would take some time to pray from the Psalms.  They include so many emotions, from heartache to praise.  Then I’d probably ask Karl to share a meal at one of our favorite family restaurants.  Judi’s Place in Oostburg, Wisconsin is one wonderful example.

Ellen Grace Olinger

roses in the sun

This is a poem from 2012. One of the reasons I began my small sites was to create resources for teachers and others who are looking for short poems for projects, a bulletin board etc. I state that readers are welcome to reprint my poems, with proper credit. Ellen Grace Olinger

Short Holiday Poems

This is a new poem this year.  I think it would work well for a birthday card for someone older (like me). 

roses in the sun
some ending
some beginning
and some in full bloom
good to grow older

Copyright free picture is from Karen’s Whimsy.

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