The Angel of Goliad (by Sierra)

Summary: The heroes of the Alamo and La Bahia are recalled in the famous battle cries, "REMEMBER THE ALAMO! REMEMBER LA BAHIA!" But does anyone remember the only recognized Mexican heroine in the Texas Revolution, the "Angel of Goliad," Francisca "Panchita" Alavez? Category:  Non-Fiction Genre:  History Rated: G Word Count: 3378   October 17, 1835, started … Continue reading The Angel of Goliad (by Sierra)

Tending the Garden (by Marybeth)

Summary:  Gardening is about more than vegetables. Category:  Non-fiction Genre:  Memoir Rated:  PG Word Count:  870     The garden catalogs spill all around us on the floor as we pour through them and argue over the choices made. Many of the catalogs are replete with gorgeous pictures of mouth-watering displays of beets and broccoli, … Continue reading Tending the Garden (by Marybeth)