Family

Help From Afar

As my brother has been travelling, he has been writing a blog about his experiences from his dog’s point of view. He has actually connected with people in real life through this blog. When he arrived at his first campsite the other day, unfortunately he found a problem with the water system in his trailer. […]

Ode To My Brother

My brother took off yesterday for his next adventure. He called when he got settled into his first camping area. My dad told him how we missed him already. While he was here, my brother helped my dad coordinate and accomplish all the repairs that needed to be done at the cabin in the mountains. […]

Germany Revisited

A few of the ladies in my aqua aerobics class have told me about an old time German bakery in the city. I have asked my mom about it, but she had never been there. Today we decided to go. My mom had a couple of specific things that she wanted. When we walked into […]

New Old Skirt

About 10 years ago, I bought a skirt that I loved. I wore it often and finally the elastic gave out. I have been hanging on to it as I can’t bear to let it go. I even brought it with me when I moved years ago. Not too long ago, my mom got her […]

Getting Good

Things went pretty well for my brother today. He is getting ready to hit the road and head south for the winter. He got all his reservations made for his camp sites through the first of the year. He even got a job that he was hoping for at a national forest during next summer. […]

Halloween Memories

A few years ago, I was travelling on Halloween with a friend of mine as we made our way across the country so I could move with my parents. The next Halloween, I made “scary face pancakes” for breakfast. That tradition stuck, though I try to mix it up a little each year. This morning […]

Impact Made

As we listened to old recordings today, my mom remembered how the microphones were positioned on the stage of the high school gymnasium. She also remembered the man who was in charge of the sound system. She said she would always get so nervous before she was to go out on that stage to sing. […]