Independence Day Musings

Yesterday was a perfect summer day, very much fitting of the 4th of July. We kayaked and picnicked, then went walking along the lake shore, or rather Jennie walked while I rode my scooter. I've finally decided I appreciate the scooter and the flexibility it offers; of course, in true Polio fashion, it has taken … Continue reading Independence Day Musings

My Life Is A Gift

This morning I met with a student who is working on a piece of historical fiction about distant family members who were settlers in the Dakotas. As we spoke about her writing, she mentioned fire that had burned the upper floor of this family's mansion. The student had found a report in the town newspaper … Continue reading My Life Is A Gift