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Vol. 4 No. 5 of The Storybook Home Journal
Banner in the Sky
What's in this issue?
Country Swiss the Decorating article
Ideas for a charming decor using natural materials, fabrics, and accessories to create a cozy interior.
The Image Of Switzerland the Hearth article
Ideas and instructions for creating simple images using the traditional art of paper cutting. Includes a brief history of paper cutting and ideas for gift cards and a wedding guest book.
Better Than Any Food the Kitchen article
Recipes for traditional Swiss breads including whole wheat rolls, rye bread rolls, bread from Basel, corn and raisin mini-breads and Swiss Independence Day rolls. Includes instructions for cutting rolls in a Swiss flag pattern.
Mountain Stillness the Music article
Fakebook-style sheet music for voice and guitar of a traditional Swiss song. Includes guitar chords.
A Citadel To Climb the Garden article
Using climbing vines in the home gardens. Includes instructions for creating a wooden garden tuteur as a support for climbing vines.
Turning A Corner the Workshop article
Ideas and suggestions for creating a family room remodel with a traditional Swiss eckbank seating arrangement with wainscoting.
The Boys Of Summer the Bookshelf article
Summer reading list of adventure books according to age and level of difficulty.
Horizons Belong To Youth the Lead article
Life and living are renewed by places of sanctuary and retreat.
Some Things That May Be Useful the Looking Glass article
Discussion of 19th c tools and equipment for mountaineering in the Golden Age of mountain climbing.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
The Lane the Veranda article
Reader Janice Hayes writes about the beauty of nature, and about gratitude in connection with her experiences growing up on a farm.
A Judgment Call the Writer's Garret article
A wilderness trek emergency reveals a father's confidence in his son and inspires the boy to think and act for himself.
Every boy should read Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman. In fact, every father should read it, too, and have the privilege of reading it to his son. Rudi Matt's father was the finest mountaineer in the Alps, but while Rudi was still an infant, his father died attempting to save the life of a man who had hired him to be his guide. Fearing the same fate for her only son, Rudi's mother refuses him his destiny, and so Rudi washes dishes in the village hotel... Read more »
By Al R. Young The Banner in the Sky issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Country Swiss (1 page)Hearth - The Image Of Switzerland (1 page)Kitchen - Better Than Any Food (1 page)Music - Mountain Stillness (3 pages)Garden - A Citadel To Climb (1 page)Workshops - Turning A Corner (2 pages)Bookshelf - The Boys Of Summer (1 page)Lead - Horizons Belong To Youth (3 pages)Glass - Some Things That May Be Useful (1 page)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (3 pages)Veranda - The Lane (2 pages)Garret - A Judgment Call (2 pages)Banner in the Sky is the 29th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »