Category Archives: Nostalgia

Layers of Loveliness #SmallTown

We searched for our Christmas tree early this year, going to our usual farm high above Bow Lake, only to find it reaching the end of its glorious life.  We found a blue spruce: sparse, but tall and healthy. Yet, … Continue reading

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Memory and Service

In memory of those we love, and those we didn’t know, whose sacrifices ensured our freedoms. For their families and friends for whom, hands on hearts, every day is Memorial Day.   Copyright                                   Disclaimer

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From Halloween to Christmas

Every Christmas, I think back to the first one my husband and I spent together as a newly married couple. We were completely broke. He had just started a new job, and I was waitressing. We couldn’t spend money on … Continue reading

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About My Mom

In a sea of activity, Mom was patient and kind. Continue reading

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Bad Karaoke, Beautiful Souveniers

Does anyone have an antidote to bad karaoke?  If so, please let me know what it is, for it is currently disturbing my ability to write. I shouldn’t complain. I am fortunate enough to live on a lake; yet here … Continue reading

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