At Early Candlelight

This little song, written by Alice Hess Beveridge (1885-1956), was published in American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. At Early CandlelightWords and Music by Alice Hess Beveridge In days of old at Christ-mas time, Small chil-dren sang their lays Andall the folk both great and small, Were wak-ened fore the day Atpal-ace doors and hum-ble homes, … Continue reading At Early Candlelight

Little Toy Train

The following is from American Childhood Magazine, December 1949. This long poem was written by Ruth Stephens Porter, a poet and songwriter. Little Toy TrainRuth Stephens Porter Too-too-too was a little toy trainThat Santa Claus brought in his pack;There was an engine and thirteen cars,And it ran on a little toy track. The little toy … Continue reading Little Toy Train

The Party

This is another story from Aunt Kitty’s Storybook. I based it on my niece, and all the fairies are based on fairies from Cicely Mary Barker’s flower fairies. The Party Kaya liked to pretend she was a fairy. After all, she had a fairy forest in her own backyard! It had white lights on the … Continue reading The Party

Charles M. Seay

Today’s Chat features Charles M. Seay. He was born Charles Morgan Seay on May 22nd, 1867, and died November 12, 1944. He was married to Grace Ballou Seay. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/54639087/charles-morgan-seay I think he looks just like Ed Harris, particularly in the photo on the bottom right. In the IMDB trivia section, it states “According to New … Continue reading Charles M. Seay