Gardening

Gardening

While growing up, my parents planted a huge garden in our backyard.  Pretty much, there was no yard, it was all garden.  We had rows and rows of vegetables. Mostly, my dad would spend many hours prepping, planting, weeding, and watering.  All that hard work, provided...
Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Every year, in May, we appreciate and honor our mothers.  Without them, we wouldn’t exist.  Yes, it does take two people to create a human.  But, the woman is the one, who has to go thru all the pain to make us happen.  I know that some of us, didn’t hit...
A Earth Day reset

A Earth Day reset

How I spent Earth Day:  With everything that is going on in the world, it was time for a reset.  Normally, I avoid outside.  You see, most sunny days, give me headaches.  So, why make myself miserable, I just stay inside.  I love a cloudy, rainy day.  Usually, they...
Small town fire departments

Small town fire departments

The other day, the fire whistle blew.  I went to the window to watch for the fire trucks to go by.   As usual, it reminded me of times long ago.  You see, my dad was a volunteer fireman.  It was his passion.  Many Wednesday nights, you would have found him, at the...
The start of my family tree

The start of my family tree

Family history, family tree, or genealogy, no matter how you refer to it, is one of my favorite hobbies.  Most people I know, do not share this passion.  Okay, I am not sure that, none any of my immediate family do either. Over 20 years ago, I was contacted by a 2nd...