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Go to where love is, not where it is supposed to be.
I asked my husband, Walt, what came to mind for him on Memorial Day? It was the year 1945. World War II was nearing an end, but Don, 23 years old at the time, didn’t know that yet. He and … Continue reading
I’ve been working up my courage to write this post for some time now…the courage my mother always had. I remember that night, lying in bed, my sister by my side, both of us staring at the ceiling with our … Continue reading
Cypress Tree, Carmel, California Painting by Fran Estacio Thank God for the ability to hold on to our memories. How shallow our lives would be if we were not able to. Our memories allow us to relive sweet moments that … Continue reading
My great-grandfather built the house in 1872, in Stony Point, Michigan. My grandfather was a farmer. He worked his father’s farm, along side his dad, and they grew vegetables together. He made a meager living by selling the vegetables from … Continue reading
My father had the most beautiful singing voice. He sang during World War II for the troops in a traveling USO musical called “Winged Victory”. I have a photo of him putting his stage makeup on with Mario Lanza and … Continue reading
My husband sleeps, this Easter morn. We can’t go to church, and I will miss praising our Father with all of our good friends. All is prepared for the family meal, later on, so I sit, and think, and wonder. … Continue reading