Today or Tomorrow, Noon or Evening

Today, another assignment from Blogging 101: use a prompt from the Daily Post and make it my own. Here's today's prompt: In Reason to Believe, Bruce Springsteen sings, “At the end of every hard-earned day / people find some reason to believe.” What’s your reason to believe? Bruce tells it like it is. By many … Continue reading Today or Tomorrow, Noon or Evening

Lucky: A Tree Tale

A Facebook friend recently posted that two of her favorite trees are dying and must be taken down. She was genuinely sad about it. I could relate. I have a love/hate relationship with our trees. My husband and I live in a 1940s bungalow in a neighborhood where ancient hardwoods tower over the houses. When … Continue reading Lucky: A Tree Tale

History: a photo essay plus a few thoughts

Back in the summer, #3 son, his three older children (seventeen, fifteen, and eleven), and I "toured" my home town. His youngest, only six, stayed home; she'll have to get the genealogy tour later, when she's ready. Son wanted the grandchildren to learn about where I—and by extension, they—came from. I worried that in Pontotoc, … Continue reading History: a photo essay plus a few thoughts