Category Archives: courage

LET’S HONOR OUR VETERANS

I’m a little late getting my post out today, since I’m getting our house ready for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow.  I know it’s early, but I happen to have grown up in Wisconsin and married a Wisconsin hunter.  We sired a … Continue reading

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LAND OF THE FREE

All the hubbub of standing for our National Anthem at any sporting event is taking the spotlight big time.  Who would’ve thought that our nation, built on the blood of brave men and women, would be called out for singing … Continue reading

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WHO ARE THE REAL HEROES?

Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  That … Continue reading

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MY BASEMENT IS A DUNGEON

(This is not actually our basement, but looks sort of like it.) We moved from the city last fall, into a farm house which was originally built in 1875.  This little treasure was almost completely destroyed during the tornado of … Continue reading

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STUFF HAPPENS

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr. I started writing a novel a few years ago.  Sometimes you have to put your writing away for a while and brood … Continue reading

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STRONG & COURAGEOUS

‘Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.’ – Christopher Robin to Winnie-the-Pooh We all can accomplish more than we think we can.  In times of crisis, we … Continue reading

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GOOD GRIEF

Poor, old Charlie Brown – never could cut a break. One of the world’s most favorite cartoon characters, created by Charles M. Schulz had a daily struggle with the same kinds of problems we often face. If it wasn’t being … Continue reading

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BACK FROM LUNCH

Well a week ago, I was trying to sneak in a quick post to indicate that I would be offline for a while, because I was running a 9 AM to 3:30 PM musical theater camp.  Needless to say, I … Continue reading

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BOUND FOR A NEW WORLD

   There were 102 on board the small sailing vessel. Half of them, tired of the corruption in the Church of England, bound for a new life where they could worship as they pleased; half eager to invest time and … Continue reading

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WE THE PEOPLE …

  Please forgive my reposting this post from 4-3-14.  My garden is keeping me busy so I’m cheating and using an old one.  It’s still pertinent in light of all thEchaos in our country. I am very concerned about the state … Continue reading

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