At this time of year, wild roses bloom in abundance. They're found all over the Western US and Canada. Their blooms usher in summer in delicate fashion. They were the inspiration for my table setting for the week. Desert Rose, similar to the wild roses that perfume the prairie air, was manufactured by Gladding, McBean…Read more
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In 1991, I moved into my first apartment. It was in an old house, had original wood doors with glass door knobs, picture rail, a gas fireplace in the living room, and an old claw food tub in the bath. It was small, but I loved it. It was on the border of the historic…Read more
I love holidays, and one of the most solemn is Memorial Day. Originally known as Decoration Day, the day was set aside to remember the Civil War dead, but has since expanded to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to defend and protect our nation, and to include all family members regardless of military…Read more
The mascot for our local high school is a blue pony. No one for sure knows the source of the name, but the most plausible explanation is they were named after the Blue Pony coal mine, referred to as such because of the color of the mine ponies as they came out of the mine.…Read more
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