Author Archives: Diane Anderson (newtreemom)

Andre’s Christmas

Andre was a little black poodle with curly hair and a poofy tail. He lived with a family of four children named Di, Sue, Doug, and Paul and their parents in a little house. He had a red and green … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Chocolate Chip Cookies

I put some out of the ordinary things in the car as I got ready for school- a grocery bag with a loaf of garlic bread, a bag of salad mix, a bottle of Thousand Island dressing, Parmesan cheese, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Book of Thanks

If you are looking for a mentor text for this season of Thanksgiving, find a copy of Thanks, Gracias by Pat Mora, illustrated by John Parra. I just got it this week, and I have been noticing little things to … Continue reading

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Writing

Sometimes the minutes And the hours, Even the days Slip away so fast There just doesn’t seem To be time for all You want to do, For all the thoughts You want to think No time to reflect On the … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Little Guys

Both of my brothers are now grandpas! Being the oldest, I remember them both as little guys. The older of the two had dark hair and such a sweet face. He once split his chin open racing his cars on … Continue reading

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#DWHabit… Expand

I’ve been following #DWHabit since I’ve been on Fall Break, trying to take advantage of less hectic days to make it a habit. I always do the March SOLSC, writing every day for a month, but I breathe a sigh … Continue reading

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A Visitor

  I came home from running errands, parked the car on the driveway, and walked over to the front porch. A few steps from the front door, I stopped dead still. There was a visitor at the door. He was … Continue reading

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