It’s quiet these days in the old homestead with just hubby and I.
Our daughters are now grown and married with families of their own. We are looking forward to seeing them over the holidays but it’s different these days ― not the same as when they were small children bouncing through the house. Continue reading →
It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, when we were up in the Rocky Mountain high country, just a short drive from where we live, taking pictures of the aspens in their transformation to Fall with the change of color in their leaves.
Here, it’s 3 months later and it’s snowing and we’ve gotten almost a foot of snow overnight with temperatures today barely reaching 10 degrees. Continue reading →
All across our land, friends and family will be gathering to share love and . . . be thankful. It’s the day when we celebrate Thanksgiving in the U.S.
We travel far and wide to see family, go back home or visit old friends. It rekindles our spirit to reunite and break bread together remembering those no longer with us and celebrate what we’ve done. Continue reading →
Many families and friends will gather today in the US for chicken wings, potato salad, playing with the kids or a little golf.
It’s the birthday of America! We barbecue or go to baseball games but most will close the evening on lawn chairs or huddle together on blankets to celebrate by watching fireworks.
Here, in the west, the fireworks’ celebrations have been tamped down because of the fires and dry conditions. But, there will be public celebrations.
Over the months, much has been said in the media, discussed around water coolers and around the world about this country’s government, politics and decisions being made. It hasn’t been favorable and rather troubling. Continue reading →