Category: love

Across the Heartland

Happy Fourth of July weekend, my fellow Americans.  Considering the COVID situation, here’s my report of what it was like traveling through thirteen states in two weeks. 5,000 miles. For the record, wearing masks, sanitizing our hands, distancing ourselves, and sleeping in our camper…

1 Shot Wednesday: March Street

My stepfather died three years ago.  Photos trigger memories and transport one to the past. That is the purpose of the Wednesday 1 Shot series. This photo is from my hometown in Illinois. Just a typical street on the blue-collar side of town. The…

IMO: Life’s Eventful Extremes

What a difference a day can make. My mother visited for a week and escaped the 15 below zero temps in Illinois. Jim and I hosted her before my children and grandchildren arrived later in the week to see her. On the first night…