OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

Editor Frances comments on the question, “My favorite healthy snack is …” She says, “Recently, I have been trying to get more protein and fewer carbohydrates in my snack food. I learned about “jerky” from my son and grandsons, athletes who ate it and almonds to help build muscle and strength. Last year, when I […]

NINEPATCH FACEBOOK

Weekly March 2019 topics for comment: Week 1: “But we’ve always done it that way.” Name something you would like to change and why.” Week 2: “When someone has hurt me verbally, I …” Week 3: “What makes you happy?” Week 4: “I want to be the kind of person who…

OUR 2019 SELF-DISCOVERY GAME

A second e-reader replied to the January 2019 Mid-month “game” I sent. This imaginative activity was taken Kokology, The Game of Self-Discovery, the first book by Tadahiko Nagao and Isamu Saito. ReaderJune Poucher (Feb.’19) participated and said, “My choice was number 2, “the blue seascape.” The Kokology authors described the player who chooses #2: “A […]

OUR 2019 SELF-DISCOVERY GAME

Editor Frances sent the usual “Holiday Game” belatedly. On January 15, 2019 it went out to readers who have given me their email addresses. It appeared as the “2019 January Ninepatch Mid-month.” E-readers have begun to share their comments. Cat (Nov-Dec.’17) said, “My choice was the yellow one, “4. A field of yellow flowers.” This […]

OUR MONTHLY QUESTION

Editor Frances comments on “I feel most at peace when…”She says, “In these days of chaos with technology, software and cyber troubles on top of “regular’ living, I feel most at peace when I am in bed for the night! Once I am washed up with clean teeth and have my little nightly exercises done, […]

FACEBOOK NINEPATCH WEEKLY SHARE TOPICS FOR FEBRUARY

To find us on Facebook, be sure to search for “Ninepatch Group!” Week 1: “I’m hoping that…” Week 2: “The most useless gift I’ve ever received was…” Week 3: “Friends can build one another up by…” Week 4: “My routine just before going to bed at night is…”

FROM FACEBOOK NINEPATCH

A couple of Ninepatchers commented on the topic, “The last time I really had fun was…” Following are their comments: Linda Rosenthal (See her letter in this issue.) said, “We had great fun wandering around Tombstone, Arizona, this past week. It was the first time that either of us had been there. I enjoy history […]

mid-month game

Dear Readers and E- readers,      Ever spin your tires in mud, sinking sand or snow, unable to get traction?     Frustrating, right?  You work and work. Sometimes you are lucky and grab a toehold. Other times you call for help, still others you work yourself out of the spot.  I recall in my early […]

FACEBOOK TOPICS FOR JANUARY 2019

Following are our Facebook Ninepatch Topics for January 2019. Week 1: “As I grow older, I am looking forward to…” Week 2: “The way I like to eat a sandwich is…” Week 3: “The last time I really had fun was…” Week 4: “My first kiss…” We look forward to seeing your responses!

FACEBOOK’S NINEPATCH GROUP

Following are several detailed comments from ourNinepatch Facebook Group topic, “Memorable teachers.” Georgene (See Monthly Question) “Fred Jacobs, hands down! I had a monster school girl crush. Mr. Jacobs was my teacher for high school American History, Government, Sociology –anything he taught. Eight years after high school I ran into Fred and we went out for a […]