Another Time and Another Place

Try this on for size: “A wise and frugal government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, andContinue reading “Another Time and Another Place”

The Last Snowing Hurricane

Lewis and Clark had just started out for points unknown. Jefferson was President and was incumbent during the soon-coming election. Clinton was his running mate. George Clinton, that is. The Electoral College had new rules to try out. Then it hit. No one alive had ever seen anything like it. With no means of earlyContinue reading “The Last Snowing Hurricane”

Saturday Sayings — Everyday Life

I cannot believe what I have seen, lately. And that comment deserves an explanation. The wedding wowed us all, and my son, no doubt, rejoices, now. We’ll talk about that later, I’m sure. But what I realize suddenly, is that for the last 42 years, I have been co-existing with my kids. That thought barely fitsContinue reading “Saturday Sayings — Everyday Life”

Ode to a Wringer Washer

The second-most-viewed post on my site. I cannot figure this, but have loved seeing nearly every week, someone else coming to read this. Have fun. My gramma had a laundry wringer. And for a while, so did my mom. I always loved these machines that squeezed the water out of clothing so graphically and intriguingly.Continue reading “Ode to a Wringer Washer”

My Grandmother’s Quilts

This is my most visited post, so far. It amazes me that folks come here, most. Enjoy. I just want to tell you about my grandmother, Laura, this time. I am a grandmother, and when I was little, I always wanted to be one. When I need inspiration, I remember my grandmother, Laura. Life is so different,Continue reading “My Grandmother’s Quilts”