Respected women, part 2

On September 15th, I wrote a post about my maternal grandmother and how I respected her efforts in raising a family during the Great Depression. On the other side of Missouri, there was another woman who was doing the same thing. She is my paternal grandmother and lived outside of St. Louis in the Wentzville … Continue reading Respected women, part 2

Respected women, part 1

Life is hard now. Inflation is nowhere under control, supply chains are still messed up and with the current financial and political situation in our country, people are struggling on all fronts. According to, 20 million Americans cannot pay their utility bills and the amount they owe has doubled since before the pandemic. That's … Continue reading Respected women, part 1