Author Archives: Janice C. Johnson

Don’t Blink! North Texas Fall Colors

One tree. We have one maple tree in the front yard. That’s it, as far as fall color goes. So when it turns in the autumn, I have to photograph it for all I’m worth. Here it is early in … Continue reading

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Party Animals… and Vegetables

I’m starting to realize the grim truth: I’m outnumbered and surrounded–by my appliances. Last week, the toaster oven and the gas stove rebelled… on the very same night. In support of our quest to eat more super-healthy foods, I picked … Continue reading

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Counted With the Stars, by Connilyn Cossette

It is like you are there. In Counted With the Stars, Connilyn Cossette vividly paints city life in Egypt during the time of the Pharaohs. She imagines the return of the Hebrew runaway, Moses, and the exodus of the Hebrew … Continue reading

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Accuracy is Everything

We’ve had unseasonably warm weather in North Texas this fall. No one should be surprised at this, because our weather is always “unseasonably” something. When it isn’t unseasonably hot, it’s unseasonably cool. Rainfall? Either unseasonably wet or unseasonably dry. We … Continue reading

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I’m a “Guest in Jest”

I’m movin’ on up… to Maine… Not physically, but today I’m guest posting on “mainepaperpusher’s” blog, revealingly titled “Everyone Else Has the Best Titles.” Her Friday “Guest in Jest” series came to my attention via another blog. So yeah, we … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

My birthday is this week, so I’m pampering myself a little… Instead of crafting a thoughtful post for today, here is an oldie-but-goodie that I wrote more than six years ago. Hint: I’m even older now than when I posted … Continue reading

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