Ho Ho Ho! (reprise) — The Gnomestead Tapestry

A Gnomestead Tapestry Short. — Ho Ho Ho!

Ho Ho Ho 00Ho Ho Ho 01 Ho Ho Ho 02 Ho Ho Ho 03 Ho Ho Ho 04 Ho Ho Ho 05 Ho Ho Ho 06 Ho Ho Ho 07 Ho Ho Ho 08 Ho Ho Ho 09 Ho Ho Ho 10 Ho Ho Ho 11Ho Ho Ho featureMerry Christmas! and Happy Holidays! Today is Christmas Eve and I hope you are having a wonderful holiday! Please drop by again!

Sorry for repeating last year’s content, but I’m having more health difficulties. At least they have found the source and we are working towards a solution. I hope you please bear with me.

Thanks!

DWPenner


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1, 2, 3, The Tapestry I See! — The Twelve Days of Christmas — The Gnomestead Tapestry

The third of The Gnomestead Tapestry children’s stories — The Twelve Day Way (a Christmas reprise)

The Twelve Day Way

The Twelve Day Way

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

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2 Turtle Doves

3 French Hens

3 French Hens

4 Calling Birds

4 Calling Birds

5 Golden Rings

5 Golden Rings

6 Geese a Laying

6 Geese a Laying

7 Swans a Swimming

7 Swans a Swimming

8 Maids a Milking

8 Maids a Milking

9 Ladies Dancing

9 Ladies Dancing

10 Lords a Leaping

10 Lords a Leaping

11 Pipers Piping

11 Pipers Piping

12 Drummers Drumming

12 Drummers Drumming

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Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Twelfth Day of Christmas
On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

This seasonal post is the “Twelve Days of Christmas! I did up for The Gnome Tapestry a few years ago. I wish you all Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas!.

DWPenner

 

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance — Wheel Tales of Willow City – Reprise

This is a reprise of the first “Albert Duncan” adventure!

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert Duncan and the Accessible Entrance

Albert said he'd meet us in the main hall.

Albert said he’d meet us in the main hall.

It'll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

It’ll be nice to see Albert. Are the renovations finished?

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Dinosaur in my Soup! New Display!

Service Entrance

Service Entrance

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Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

Hi Albert! That accessible new front entrance sure made getting in easier.

There's a front entrance now?!

There’s a front entrance now?!

I hope you enjoy these and I would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

It is a good sign that many institutions are making changes to allow for easy access for wheelchairs that don’t require entering through loading docks and store rooms. Entering through a back entrance can add a bit to much of a sense of adventure to an outing.


This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look

DWPenner

1, 2, 3, The Tapestry I See! — The Twelve Day Way — The Gnomestead Tapestry

The third of The Gnomestead Tapestry children’s stories — The Twelve Day Way (with added content)

The Twelve Day Way

The Twelve Day Way

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

A Partridge in a Pear Tree

12 Days of X-mas 02

2 Turtle Doves

3 French Hens

3 French Hens

4 Calling Birds

4 Calling Birds

5 Golden Rings

5 Golden Rings

6 Geese a Laying

6 Geese a Laying

7 Swans a Swimming

7 Swans a Swimming

8 Maids a Milking

8 Maids a Milking

9 Ladies Dancing

9 Ladies Dancing

10 Lords a Leaping

10 Lords a Leaping

11 Pipers Piping

11 Pipers Piping

12 Drummers Drumming

12 Drummers Drumming

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Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Twelfth Day of Christmas
On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

That was “1, 2, 3, The Tapestry I See! — The Twelve Day Way?” — the third of what I plan on being a series of “The Gnomestead Tapestry” intended for the younger set. This seasonal one is the “Twelve Days of Christmas! I wish you all Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas!.

I hope you enjoy it and will share it with your friends, relatives, and colleagues. You needn’t do any ear lending if you don’t want to. Remember if your friends tell friends soon hundreds will have read these.

DWPenner

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Do It Yourself Lemonade — Wheel Tales of Willow City

I published “Do it Yourself Lemonade” over a year ago here (Oct 21 2013), but thought I would republish it for new readers…

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Do It Yourself Lemonade — by DWPenner

Do It Yourself Lemonade — by DWPenner

Look! Someone donated all these ripe lemons!

Look! Someone donated all these ripe lemons!

It's great, but what are we going to do with all them?

It’s great, but what are we going to do with all them?

Donations have been so hard to come by. They always say, when...

Donations have been so hard to come by. They always say, when…

...life gives you lemons, make lemonade! Hi Willy, Hi Betty!

…life gives you lemons, make lemonade! Hi Willy, Hi Betty!

We'd need to use some of the donated money for sugar and cups.

We’d need to use some of the donated money for sugar and cups.

I don't think we can afford to buy any cups or glasses.

I don’t think we can afford to buy any cups or glasses.

We could get them to bring their own cups!

We could get them to bring their own cups!

We can't afford the sugar and don't have enough volunteers...

We can’t afford the sugar and don’t have enough volunteers…

... to squeeze the juice unless we can borrow a juicer.

… to squeeze the juice unless we can borrow a juicer.

My friend at "Flip Da Burger" would loan me a juicer!

My friend at “Flip Da Burger” would loan me a juicer!

I'm afraid we still need a Health Department certificate.

I’m afraid we still need a Health Department certificate.

No sugar, no cups. no volunteers, no certificate! How can we make lemonade?

No sugar, no cups. no volunteers, no certificate! How can we make lemonade?

I have a plan!

I have a plan!

Home-Made Do-It-Yourself Lemonade Kits — by Donation!

Home-Made Do-It-Yourself Lemonade Kits — by Donation!

Newer followers of the strip might not have seen this cartoon from over a year ago, so I’m reposting it.

I hope you enjoy these and would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” previously but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look.

Donations are actually hard to come by for Charities and other not-for-profit organizations. Consider what you might be able to donate. It might be a good time to clean that closet, attic, cellar, shed, or garage! You might have someone else’s next treasured possession. Perhaps you don’t live near Auckland and We’ll Make Cents, but there are people in need everywhere!

DWPenner

 

Walk in the Park — Wheel Tales of Willow City

I published “Walk in the Park” over a year ago here (Oct 19 2013), but thought I would republish it for new readers..

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Wheel Tales of Willow City

Walk in the Park – by DWPenner

Walk in the Park – by DWPenner

Thanks for the ice cream Nelson.

Thanks for the ice cream Nelson.

It was a pleasure Willy, it was nice to catch up.

It was a pleasure Willy, it was nice to catch up.

It's still so early. What shall we do?

It’s still so early. What shall we do?

The weather is so nice, why don't we go for a walk in the park? ...er... I mean a wheel...

The weather is so nice, why don’t we go for a walk in the park? …er… I mean a wheel…

Walks! I go for "Walks!" That really ticks me off!

Walks! I go for “Walks!” That really ticks me off!

When we go out for coffee and you order tea — do I get upset?

When we go out for coffee and you order tea — do I get upset?

When we go out for tea, and I order juice — do you get upset?

When we go out for tea, and I order juice — do you get upset?

I don't want to be treated like some special case. I just want to be included.

I don’t want to be treated like some special case. I just want to be included.

Newer followers of the strip might not have seen this cartoon from over a year ago, so I’m reposting it.

I hope you enjoy these and would really appreciate your spreading the word. My stories are spread by word-of-mouth so this is the way that others might also see them.

This strip was published previously as “Wheel Tales of We’ll Make Cents” but we thought it would be better to publish more independently — hence the change in venue and name.

We were originally published in “We’ll Make Cents“. They are an organization that helps support a number of not-for-profit causes which might get overlooked. Why not pop over and give them a look.

DWPenner