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Vibiana’s Courage

Somewhere back in the 1800’s a crew was digging under the city of Rome, and deep in the catacombs they discovered a box with the bones of a young woman about whom we know nothing and, perhaps, everything. Her remains now lie in the new cathedral of Los Angeles, where I went for a visit […]

A Note from Martha…

One of the best parts of working in television and film, especially in the Internet Age, is the privilege of interacting with fans.  And SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED is graced with a passionate – and talented – fan base.  One such fan is devoting her efforts to Alameda & Downing – A Signed Sealed Delivered Blog. The name […]

A few thoughts on Easter from Martha

Good morning, dear friends, As the sun rose this morning while I was hiding Easter eggs in the yard for my – yes, teen-agers –  I recalled the Easter Sunday when I was twenty and I made a choice between writing a philosophy paper or spending the first gorgeous day of Spring at a brunch and an Easter […]

The Gift that Keeps on Giving!

The Gift that Keeps on Giving!

Jesus was the first Christmas present. And the best one to re-gift, I guess! Merry Christmas! Love, Martha

The Altar at the Manger

The Altar at the Manger

Every Christmas growing up, my family and I would make a little altar on Christmas Eve and hold a short midnight service together before going to bed.  The altar was really just a red tablecloth over the coffee table with some candles, some evergreen boughs, and a Bible.  We’d sing carols and take turns reading […]

America’s Finest Flash Mob!

America’s Finest Flash Mob!

Take a moment to stop & enjoy the season and watch America’s finest flash mob at the Smithsonian with the The U.S. Air Force Band! Starting with a single cellist on the floor of the National Air and Space Museum’s “Milestones of Flight” gallery, and swelling to 120 musicians, The U.S. Air Force Band exhilarated […]

Welcome To My Little Corner of the Internet!

Welcome To My Little Corner of the Internet!

Wherever I go, folks always ask me the same question: “We loved “Touched By An Angel” and its message of love and faith and family. What are you doing NOW, Martha? ”Well, I’m doing the best I can.I’m trying to be a good mother to my teen-age girls, I’m helping my husband recover from a […]