I Love Dull Weeks

It finally happened. After months of unsettled, constantly moving routines, I had a dull week. Nothing earth-shattering happened. Hubby was able to handle each crisis with relative ease. I made progress on my projects. Some may not like dull times, but I do. It means all is well, and I’m settled. The highlights of my […]

A Trip to Oregon

Last fall, when we left Boise, we’d planned to return soon on a trip to Oregon. Hubby’s mother who passed away last October left her minivan to our son. We left our car and motorhome in Boise and moved to Rapid City, intending to return shortly with his minivan and pick up our vehicles. Then […]

One More Year

Another birthday passed. I appreciate being able to add another year to my age because it means I’m still here. Add to that good health, family, friends, and full stomach, what more could I ask for? When I go through photos taken throughout my life, I remember those times like they were yesterday. They seem […]

Stop the Hate

In past blogs, I’ve hinted at my interest in finding my roots. I’m interested in names and dates, but more than that, I’m interested in what influenced my ancestors to do what they did that put me where I am today. At the same time, I wonder what my descendants will think of my decisions […]

Ancestral Decisions

At a writers meeting I attended online, the speaker was born in Dresden, East Germany back when the country was divided, and she spoke of her family history. During an Allied bombing raid, her grandmother had to choose between two places to hide for safety. She made her choice, and when the raid was over, […]