Tag Archives: family

Honor Your Commitments

Let me make clear where I am coming from in the beginning. I am a Christian. I am not married, nor have I ever been married. I am my mother’s primary caregiver. My mother has Alzheimer’s. This week when told … Continue reading

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Potpourri

Yo Farmer Dude: I grew up on my grandparent’s farm and know the sacrifices farmers make. I am an avid gardener but I do not consider myself a farmer. Katherine Dalton brings up some interesting points about gardening and how … Continue reading

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The House That Built Me

Mom and I were watching The Voice the other night. Mom loves music and so this seemed a good choice. Dia Frampton, the girl left from Blake Sheldon’s team was getting ready to sing with Miranda Lambert. First off, I … Continue reading

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Photography – Take a Picture of a Picture from the Past

More and more people are taking pictures today it seems. Maybe it is because so many cellphones now have cameras, or that digital cameras are easier to use and less expensive. Of course, there isn’t that hassle or expense of … Continue reading

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Storytelling and Remembering

Front Porch Republic had a short article this week about Community, Storytelling and Remembering by Doug Sangster. It made me remember the stories I was told as a child. The funny ones like the time my mother’s father, who was … Continue reading

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Front Porches

Richard H. Thomas write an article, From Porch to Patio. (Published in The Palimpsest, journal of the Iowa State Historical Society, in 1975), in which he explains how our American culture has changed since the 19th century from front porches … Continue reading

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