Memories-Old and New

Once again, I’ve neglected this blog and wonder about what I really want to write about. There are many blogs out in the blogosphere and many have specific viewpoints. I recently started following a blog about Paris. It’s really about Frenchifying your own life, which I love to do. I went to Paris 15 years … Continue reading Memories-Old and New

Tough Times

While the world at large has gone through many changes within the last few months, my world on the farm has been dramatically dull. Rural America doesn’t change quickly, as can be seen in how people casually drive around looking at the cows in the field and waiting for the corn to grow towards the … Continue reading Tough Times

Today I’m Making The Corned Beef

Today is one of my husband’s favorite holidays. Saint Patrick’s Day. He seems to have been 1/4 Irish. He thought he was about half, but since his death the kids have taken an Ancestry.com DNA test and they are almost 20% Irish/Scottish. Because of her Father’s DNA, Gigi is actually 1% Jewish. Shalom! My DNA … Continue reading Today I’m Making The Corned Beef

The Japanese Flag-Part 2

76 years ago today, the country of Japan did a surprise attack on a US Military base in Hawaii. The event propelled America into the second World War. And it forced young men, both American and Japanese, into battle against one another. My grandfather was sent to fight the war against Japan. He fought in … Continue reading The Japanese Flag-Part 2

Remembering That Everyday Is A Gift

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday was warm, yet breezy, and today is cold and mucho breezy. It's flat-out windy. And I remember why I so dislike winter. I mean, give me a crisp winter day where the air is still and there's a few inches of nice compact snow. The sun is shining … Continue reading Remembering That Everyday Is A Gift