A Place Called Home - A Memoir is Available Now

A story of faith, family, and one woman's path toward finding herself and her future by opening her home to strangers.

I love to read and write, take care of kitties, try new recipes, and discuss books over tea. Click a post and join me!

How “happy is the house that shelters a friend” inspired a leap of faith

How do you create a happy home? Is that even possible? Many years ago, I found myself looking for a […]

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Living With Michelle, Lawn Care Education

“There is a guy coming this morning to fertilize the yard.” This was simply a heads-up kind of comment to […]

Park Bench surrounded by flowers along a path in an English Garden

Public Service Announcement

While watching television one afternoon, I was attracted to a Public Service Announcement. A father was sitting on a park […]


Easter Surprise

The military base was twenty miles from town, surrounded by desert on one side and mountains on the other. We […]


Date With Grandmother Grace

It was the middle of June, finally warm days in the Pacific Northwest. Sister and I had a date with […]


Pie Anyone?

My mother was known for many years in the family for her delicious pies.  She just had a way with […]


About Sharon

Sharon Smith was born and grew up in the Pacific Northwest (USA). After retiring, she enjoyed living in Japan for a year and presently resides in the state of Michigan. She blogs about her experiences sharing observations touching on culture, lifestyle, people, and animals around her.

Sharon Grace Smith, author

I'm a contributing author!

Looking for a good book to read? I think you will enjoy Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck’s book, Goodness Abounds:  365 True Stories of Loving Kindness, available on Amazon. There are over 275 Soulful Contributors of which I am but one. I chose to tell a story about the life of a precious kitty named Amelia. Read her story here >>

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