Kathy Cherry Books


Another Decade

Cheers to another lap around the sun! As I enter a new decade in my life, I can’t help but reflect on the past ten years (and beyond). If you don’t know or really want to know which decade, ask my children or ask my older friends welcoming me to this club. I plan on …

Another Decade Read More »

Madeleine L’Engle

Happy birthday to Madeleine L’Engle born on this day in 1918 in New York. Madeleine L’Engle was an American writer of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry including such great works as A Wrinkle in Time. Did you know that publishers rejected A Wrinkle in Time at least 26 times for being “too different” and for “dealing …

Madeleine L’Engle Read More »

Happy 100th!

Happy 100th birthday to Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin! Ranger Soskin works with the National Park Service (NPS) assigned to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. She is the oldest National Park Ranger serving the United States and celebrating her birthday today! According to the NPS, some …

Happy 100th! Read More »

America’s 1st

Happy 148th birthday to America’s first national park, Yellowstone National Park! “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine Check out some of my previous posts about Yellowstone by clicking here and here.  There are more blog posts about Yellowstone on here that you can …

America’s 1st Read More »

Charles Dickens

Happy birthday to Charles Dickens! This great novelist was born today in 1812. He brought us with some of the most memorable fictional characters of all times and known as one of the greatest novelist of the Victorian Era. My personal favorite Dickens classics is A Tale of Two Cities. I remember vividly reading this …

Charles Dickens Read More »


Check out who’s turning 103 years old! The National Park Service! President Woodrow Wilson created the national park service (NPS) back on August 25, 1916. The act stated that the NPS “is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the …

103! Read More »

Peter Pan Day

Happy Peter Pan Day or really, J.M. Barrie’s birthday! “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan J. M. Barrie authored “Peter Pan” as a play first in 1904 and then as a novel in 1911.  Cheers to this Scottish author and playwright for creating such a …

Peter Pan Day Read More »

Happy Birthday, Jane Austen!

Jane Austen was born on December 16, 1775 in England.  She authored six books and these books continue to be revered today. Her books include Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, and Mansfield Park. Jane’s father encouraged her writing back then and even bought her expensive paper and pencils even when …

Happy Birthday, Jane Austen! Read More »

Happy Dictionary Day!

Happy Dictionary Day! Today celebrates the birthday of Noah Webster born on today in 1758. Noah Webster is considered to be the Father of the American Dictionary. The objective of this day is to emphasize the importance of dictionary skills and to improve vocabulary. To honor this fun day, pick up a dictionary and find a …

Happy Dictionary Day! Read More »

Scroll to Top