What's Afoot With Grace:
That’s My Story…
March 17, 2019
On the blog this week, I’m pondering the power of story, whether it’s my family’s lore, a well written romance novel, or a movie that speaks for us all. I’m also giving away three signed copies of When A Duchess Says I Do. Join the discussion here.
Now You See Me…
March 10, 2019
On the blog this week, I’m pondering whether I’m more or less invisible now than I was as a younger person. I’m also giving away a $50 VISA gift card. Add your comment here.
Work Smart, Play Hard…
March 3, 2019
Or something like that. On the blog this week, I’m pondering the challenges of maintaining boundaries when I work where I eat where I play where I sleep. To one commenter, I’ll send a $50 Amazon gift card.
On the blog this week…
February 24, 2019
I was bored a lot as a kid, and I’m really grateful for that. Find out why on the blog, and leave your comment to enter to win a $50 gift card and print copy of Love by the Letters.
March 17, 2019 • Grace's Most Recent Blog Post
I happened into Eastern Mennonite University’s master’s curriculum as one of only three North Americans in a cohort of about about thirty students. This was delightful. I learned so much from my classmates, about listening, about tolerance, about humor and other vital nutrients for healthy people and healthy communities. One of my classmates was Babu Ayindo, and his focus was and is on theater, art, and storytelling to transform conflict into an opportunity for growth and healing. Babu is Kenyan, and the Rwandan genocide was very much a recent memory as he pursued his master’s. … Continue reading
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“Children, much less three children and one of them a female, will not do.” More strongly than that, Hessian Kettering could not put his sentiments, not in the presence of his niece. “I have no patience with noise, drama, or dirt, while children delight in all of the foregoing.”
Worth Kettering passed Hessian the baby, whose charming attributes included a penchant for batting at the noses of unsuspecting uncles.
“Lord Evers’s will names you as guardian of all three,” Worth said, pouring himself a fresh glass of lemonade. “Unless you want to tangle with Chancery—at considerable expense, I might add—then you have become the legal authority over three children. The boys will remain at school for the rest of the term, and for the girl, you simply hire a governess or two.”