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Benson, Saskatchewan

Benson, Saskatchewan

I’m doing some research on what life was like during the 1930s for a new book I’m contemplating  starting and I’ve discovered that books like those shown here are an excellent source of information. I have three such books–two that include stories about my adoptive family and a third that came from my birth family. […]

Guest Post - Denise Roessle

Guest Post – Denise Roessle

I’m pleased today to have Denise Roessle as a guest today. Denise is the author of her recently released memoir Second-Chance Mother . Her book is currently available as an e-book and is scheduled to be released as a hard copy book in early 2012. You can read my review of Second-Chance Mother at Story Circle Book […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

 1 And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city. 4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into […]

A Christmas Dance

Gerry and I and our oh-so-talented grandchildren, Jaxon and Makiya, rocking and rolling the Christmas tree! I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like....

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like….

…it’s time for our traditional Christmas puzzle! Our Christmas celebrations have changed over the years. When the kids were young it was a magical time of experiencing it through their eyes. Those were the days of anticipation, advent calendars, (or homemade Christmas chains), candy canes, and watching Christmas specials on TV. We had a tradition […]

'Twas the Week Before Christmas

‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

Since we celebrated Christmas a few weeks ago with the grands, our actual Christmas will be quiet and low key. Just the way I like it. Thought I’d share a few images from our home–it’s barely decorated–again, just the way I like it. The older I get, the more I appreciate simplicity. We found this […]