The End Of School

School has been cancelled for the remainder of the school year in Illinois. Plenty of other states had already declared this outcome for their students, so it was kind of a “wait until they officially tell us” moment. My kids seem to be fine with it. Me, I’m a bit more emotional about it. It … Continue reading The End Of School

I Do Have Eggs, Though…

Living on a small farm, I am already very adept at social distancing. I don’t see many people at all on a regular day. I see my kids and my dad. I may offer a wave to another school mom at morning school drop off or schedule a lunch date with someone (there’s really only … Continue reading I Do Have Eggs, Though…

The Japanese Flag-The Return Home

This is post 3 out of  series I have written about a flag my Grandfather Vern brought home to Illinois after his service during World War II. To read Part 1-click here.  Part 2-click here. The flag is home. The prayer flag that my Grandfather brought home from World War II, the flag that was … Continue reading The Japanese Flag-The Return Home

I Don’t Get It

I know you have been wondering about things that happen to me that I just don't get. I don't understand many things about life. Ignorance is my middle name and I'm not afraid to spell it out... I Am Dumb For instance...how does the cellular telephone work? Texting...calls...what is happening?!?! I've been boggled by television … Continue reading I Don’t Get It

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