Lina then saw Mr. von Essen sitting by the mill pond as he read from a small book. When she smiled, raising a hand in greeting, he tipped his hat and stood up from the grass. “Miss Evangeline,” he greeted her. “Our new schoolmaster, Mr. von Essen,” she gave a small curtsy in reply as [...]

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! Considering I put down my 2019 resolutions in an article last year, I decided it's now time to do it again for 2020. My resolutions for 2020: Continue to develop my blog and YouTube channel, but do so with self-compassion and without comparing myself to others. Unlike [...]