Mayflower Ships

journal entry:   Who doesn’t know the name of the most famous Pilgrim ship. A “Great Ship” for its times. The Mayflower brought early settlers to the American Continent including some of our direct ancestors. I cut out these wonderful “little” ships with my Silhouette paper cutter and filled them …

Baked Apples and Grateful Hearts

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished that those who, nevertheless, set aside a day of Thanksgiving.” -H. Westermayer- journal entry: With grateful hearts we celebrated Thanksgiving.  It was 20 degrees outside but we were warm.  We had food to eat and …