Rachel E. Rittenhouse, author

Posts made in June, 2015

Summertime Activities for the Woodsmall Sisters

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Summertime Activities for the Woodsmall Sisters

Do you ever wish that you could grow up in the 1850’s? Why or why not? Summertime was often a fun season, especially for the Woodsmall sisters. Even if some of them (Bethany for example) wasn’t fond of the outdoors, they still enjoyed it. Here is a list of the top activity that Carolyn, Bethany, and Laura would choose to do this summer.   Carolyn’s choice: Pick Wildflowers Wildflowers were a favorite of Carolyn’s and whenever she could, she would go out and pick...

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Excerpt from “Accepting Change”

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Excerpt from “Accepting Change”

Want a sneak peek at who Laura is and what Accepting Change will be about? Read below! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Friday, August 3, 1860 I am not a writer. I much prefer playing out of doors with my brothers than any inside task my sister or Momma require of me. For whatever reason, my sisters believe that because they enjoy writing in a diary, I would as well. And now I am jumping ahead of myself. How Carolyn would scold me if she read this! My name is Laura Anne Woodsmall. Today is my thirteenth birthday,...

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