Labor Day #EndofSummer

Hey everyone. Hope this first Monday of September finds you well. Most of us in America are enjoying a three-day weekend, thanks to the Labor Day Holiday. What began during America's industrial age as a way to celebrate labor has turned into the unofficial end of summer. We'll move into autumn in a few weeks... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day

Hi everyone. Just a short post today in remembrance of those who gave their lives for our country. And since pictures tell a thousand words, I'll leave you with a few.  

In Honor

Today is a holiday in the United States. Many people think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer. Schools are out (or will soon be) for the year. People begin to think of backyard barbeques and picnics or trips to the lake. For many, Memorial Day is just another three-day weekend. But that’s... Continue Reading →

Remembering

Today in the United States, we celebrate Memorial Day. It's sort of the unofficial start of summer. Kids get out of school, families begin taking vacations, and many people will flock to the lakes for boating, skiing, and cookouts. But this is not a holiday to be taken lightly. It began as Decoration Day back... Continue Reading →

Christmas, Cowboys, and John Denver

I’ve been a music lover for as long as I can remember. While I like complete silence during the writing process, music often motivates me to write. One singer who has inspired several of my stories is the late John Denver. In 1975, John did a Christmas special called A Rocky Mountain Christmas. He sang... Continue Reading →

November ~A Time of Thanksgiving

In most parts of the United States, trees have already lost their leaves. However, where I live we often see the peak of fall colors in November. Daylight Saving Time ends and nights come early. But what else can we learn about our eleventh month? November, the ninth month in the ancient Roman calendar, gets... Continue Reading →

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