Poor Mountain Sister and Poor Mountain Brother were in the kitchen making some home-made Christmas decorations. They were laughing and full of joy.
“Your children are so happy,” said Grandmother, who was visiting for Christmas.
“Yes,” said Poor Mountain Mother. … Read the rest
I grew up in a family where love meant more than money. That was because we had way more love than money. The funny thing was though, we were always happy.
It is because of the way I was raised … Read the rest
“What smells so good?” asked Poor Mountain Mother.
“I am making strawberry jam,” said Poor Mountain Mother.
“It smells heavenly in here,” said Poor Mountain Father.
Poor Mountain Mother took a piece of bread and spread a generous helping of … Read the rest
“I think today would be a perfect day to have a picnic,” said Poor Mountain Mother. “It is warm outside and the sun is shining.”
“I agree,” said Poor Mountain Father. “It has been awhile since we have done anything … Read the rest
“It sure is hot today,” said Poor Mountain Mother, who was cleaning the kitchen floor. “This has been a very hot summer.”
“It certainly has,” said Poor Mountain Father. “It isn’t going to cool down any time soon.”
Poor Mountain … Read the rest
Poor Mountain Father was working in the barn on a very hot summer day. All of a sudden he felt a cool breeze.
“That breeze felt so good,” said Poor Mountain Father, who was dripping in sweat. “This summer has … Read the rest
“Have you seen Poor Mountain Sister?” asked Poor Mountain Father.
“No I haven’t,” said Poor Mountain Mother.” I thought she was with you.”
“She was earlier,” said Poor Mountain Father. “She said she was cold so she was going to … Read the rest
“Let’s go pick some apples today,” said Poor Mountain Mother.
“Yes,” said Poor Mountain Sister. “That sounds like fun.”
Poor Mountain Mother and Poor Mountain Sister grabbed some baskets and headed down the road and across the field to the … Read the rest