Hope Cemetery just outside of Arkansas City is like many small cemeteries in Kansas. This quiet little piece of earth sits just a few miles outside of town across the dirt road from a small Church surrounded by miles and miles of prairie. What is most interesting about the Kansas “country” cemeteries I have posted … More Prairie Cemeteries
I constantly see on FB – Instagram -Twitter post about be kind to everyone because you don’t know their story. In other words you don’t know how they have suffered, or are suffering now in their lives. What pain they have had to endure. What horrors they have seen. When I see these post I … More Shattered
I was watching a video made in 1968 of my hometown on YouTube. I have a tendency to be nostalgic so it was right up my alley. I'm also a fan of history so I justified the 25 min out of my day to watch the video. A scene from a local hotel with a … More I just remembered………!?
Off through September. Choose from 8 different crosses
Once I realized that what I wanted was not the "norm" for people my age, and that I really no longer cared what anybody thought, I found my perfect little place to rent. Yes, I said rent. I had owned homes as I noted in the first part of this story and that was what … More A Simple Lifestyle Continued……
A few years ago I wanted change and I took on a simple lifestyle or a minimalist life as some would call this change. All of my married life I had lived in homes. A small "cracker box" home to start and as the children came then a larger home to accommodate a family. The … More A simple lifestyle
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Holidays are rough for many people for many reasons. When it comes to specific family “holidays” like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or even the up and rising Grandparents Day the celebration can be awkward or painful for many. When I was young, divorced parents were few and far between among my classmates ( it was … More Missing Dad