Sarah, Plain and Tall, by Patricia MacLachlan - A heartwarming story about two children whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay?
Love OTHERS on Valentine's Day. Take the challenge. Our old neighbor sees no one on V-Day. Her kids don’t come by. Her husband has long since passed. No grandchildren stop by. How sad. She feels forgotten.