Cranberry Sauce and Thanks! by Jo Russell

“We’re going to smoke our turkey in the ground this Thanksgiving. It’s fabulous! We’ve never done it before,” Norman commented as he leaned over the fence to talk with his long-time neighbor, Gus. “We’re not doing turkey.” “What? Are you having ham instead?” “Nope,”...

Whiter Than Snow by Jo Russell

“Snow!” Snow! Whoa! That’s snow isn’t it?” The excitement in the two young boys’ voices said it all: The desert-born kids had never seen the white stuff except in pictures. Now traveling to Grandma’s through mountains with tall evergreen forest, the boys spotted the...