Two months into 2021 and I don't have a lot to show for it, photo-wise. A polar vortex descended with vengeance on the middle of the country, plunging temps into the single digits and (negative single digits) with waaaay below zero wind chills. I didn't venture out for much of anything that wasn't essential. And … Continue reading February Photo Challenge: I Spy
My indentured servant ancestors
From time to time I've shared some of my genealogy findings. I've come across interesting tidbits of family history, some good and some of questionable reputation. I've always known I was primarily of German descent on both sides. My latest trip down the ancestry bunny hole revealed my 7th great-grandfather and his family were part … Continue reading My indentured servant ancestors
Almost four years to the day….
If you are friends with me on Facebook, you already know this, but I wanted to share it with Thankful Thursday this week because a lot of things happened for which I am forever thankful. A thing happened last week. Entrepreneur was having headaches for the past few weeks so we called to move up … Continue reading Almost four years to the day….
December Photo Challenge: Magic of the Season
PJ is closing out another year of his Photo Blogging Challenge with the theme, Magic of the Season. Despite COVID-19's best efforts, it simply cannot cancel the holidays and the magic of the season that goes with it. Maybe Christmas (he thought) doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more. ~The Grinch … Continue reading December Photo Challenge: Magic of the Season
Whirlwind holiday season
Exhausted might not be the best word for the holiday season, but it's certainly appropriate. And it's not from the usual holiday merriment. Come with me on a tour of my last couple months. Buckle up buttercup, it's been a wild ride. Back in July, during all the lockdowns, I was uncharacteristically an over-achiever when … Continue reading Whirlwind holiday season