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Vol. 8 No. 6 of The Storybook Home Journal
Patty Went to College
What's in this issue?
A Great Improvement the Decorating article
Simple and inexpensive suggestions for turning a temporary home or apartment into a place of personal comfort and renewal.
A Carefully Folded Top Layer the Hearth article
Instructions for creating a simple nightgown case.
Is That A Gas Stove? the Kitchen article
Homemade meals in student apartments can present special limitations. These recipes for Welsh rabbit, apple dumplings, and fudge explore delightful possibilities.
The Glee Club the Music article
This brief history of the origin of glee clubs presents an interesting insight into the derivation of the name by which they are known.
Local Color the Garden article
Lists trees according to fall color tendencies, and discusses pros and cons of each tree's performance in an urban setting.
Banging of Bureau Drawers the Workshop article
Refurbishing a seriously damaged bureau results in a functional, one-of-a-kind treasure.
Jean Webster the Bookshelf article
This biographical sketch of Jean Webster highlights the qualities and contributions of a short life well spent.
In The Matter Of Fashion the Looking Glass article
Drawing upon a 1903 Ladies' Home Journal article, this installment of The Looking Glass describes what constituted being well-dressed in the early 1900s.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
Flavor can be as much of a mnemonic for home, when away from home, as anything. And the need to keep roommate belongings separate can present a simple opportunity for enhancing decor.
Hold To Hope, Cling To Friendship the Writer's Garret article
Deadeye Ratlin admits the theft of Leornian's papers, but claims he stole them to save Leornian's life. The Reliant docks in Bridgetown, and Leornian embarks upon new associations and endeavors in Barbados.
By Al R. Young purchase novellas constituting the papers (updated 2018 March 26) The novellas constituting this product are available for purchase directly and solely from Al Young Studios. They are not available in retail outlets. Novellas are printed on demand, and can be purchased individually or in groups in any configuration desired.
publication announcements (updated 2018 June 1) Novellas are published as they are completed. Publication announcements appear here and on the Al Young Studios' Facebook page... Read more »
When Patty Went to College by Jean Webster is a lovable, laugh-aloud book full of energy and wit. Largely anecdotal, it is the sequal to Just Patty, and tells the story of Patty Wyatt's senior year at a women's college. Patty is quick, irrepressible, and ultimately good-hearted; and the romps that she and her friends have make for delightful reading. Each chapter is its own tale, and can be read as such, or you can read it sequentially and follow the plot through the episodic events of the school year... Read more »
By Al R. Young The Patty Went to College issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - A Great Improvement (1 page)Hearth - A Carefully Folded Top Layer (1 page)Kitchen - Is That A Gas Stove? (1 page)Music - The Glee Club (2 pages)Garden - Local Color (3 pages)Workshops - Banging of Bureau Drawers (2 pages)Bookshelf - Jean Webster (5 pages)Glass - In The Matter Of Fashion (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Garret - Hold To Hope, Cling To Friendship (4 pages)Patty Went to College is the 54th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »