Ten Things for Which I Choose to Be Thankful

First and foremost, I’m thankful that I am not dead. Some of you know that I had a triple bypass in March…the surgery and the subsequent looooooooong recovery period and the rehab that has become necessary were and are not fun, but being alive trumps the pain, inconvenience and bother. I’m thankful that I’m alive… … Continue reading Ten Things for Which I Choose to Be Thankful

Hallowe’en…What’s So Great About It?

I grew up in the Alaskan Bush, far from towns and neighborhoods. My formative years were spent mushing dogs, riding snowmachines, skating on the Big Pond, exploring the benches behind our house in March when the crust of the snow was just right...so when October rolled around, the only thing we were ever excited about … Continue reading Hallowe’en…What’s So Great About It?

Summer is LIFE…

This week our prompt is supposed to be “It was the summer of…” but I have already written one of those about The Summer from Hell which you can read at https://shermancityhall.com/2015/11/20/the-hardship-that-i-am-most-thankful-for/. I have lived for sixty summers…to most people, summer is a wonderful time of freedom, long warm nights and all the things we … Continue reading Summer is LIFE…