Mark Jordan was in no hurry to finish his ride across Texas to his first assignment in Dallas.
He was ashamed of himself for not standing up to his father and choosing his own career. But, now he was an ordained minister and wished something would happen to change the course of his life, not knowing that the two riders that would share the trail would do that and much more. Continue reading
This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic.
With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe, the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend’s wish come true. Continue reading
David Sedaris’s beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story.
Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy’s elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris’s tales of tardy trick-or-treaters (“Us and Them”); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French (“Jesus Shaves”); what to do when you’ve been locked out in a snowstorm (“Let It Snow”); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations (“Six to Eight Black Men”); what Halloween at the medical examiner’s looks like (“The Monster Mash”); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry (“Cow and Turkey”). Continue reading