Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Leave Your Leaves, Thanks

Our thankful project:
Sticky sticks

Paper leaves
 Hole punchers
Leaves on trees 
And words. 
To remember
why we have it so good.
 NOW the party can start....
For laughs.
For cheeks. 
 For kisses.
For great books, art, nature.
For peace bringers.
For friends and kindreds.  

Happy Thankful Day, friends. 

And whether, my artsy allies,
my parent pals,
my bloggy belles,
you are waltzing in your glory days
or mired in your daily dirt, 
in spiky heels or holey socks, 
with a wealth of words or a stuttering muse,
regardless of where you stand on your map, 
I wish you joy and great thrills 
of contentment.  

Books of Thanks and Hope:

Brother Sun, Sister Moon -  
by Katherine Paterson, illustrated (in stunning papercuts, no less!) by Pamela Dalton
Let the Whole Earth Sing Praise - Tomie dePaola
Train to Somewhere - Eve Bunting, ill. by Ronald Himler
The Dog Who Belonged to No One - Amy Hest, ill. by Amy Bates
Apple - Nikki McClure 
Hope for Haiti - Jesse Joshua Watson (Buying this book helps kids in Haiti, too!)


Julia Kelly said...

You DO have a lot to be thankful for!!! One of my "little ones" came home from college for the holidays!time changes all- but i do still put up their little kid thanksgiving artwork!

Barb Davis-Pyles said...

What a beautiful project... and a beautiful post! Happy Harvest, Faith!

MollyMom103 said...

So much joy! Love it.
Love the books too. Wonderful.


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