A Year In England – December – Lockerbie

A Year In England - December

December 1988 – The short days of winter, which have never been my favorite, made lighter by  Christmas decorations. After several years of having a four-foot tall artificial tree on my dining table, a live tree stood in the middle of the combination lounge/dining room. Decorated with borrowed lights and tinsel, some of my jewelry, … Read moreA Year In England – December – Lockerbie

A Year In England – November – Beverley, England

November 1988 saw me more settled into the house, the village, and England. There were still plenty of new things going on. The first trip to Scotland was a visit to Edinburgh, St. Andrews and Aberdeen. Thanksgiving was the first holiday I celebrated outside the States. It was a bit surreal to realize that for … Read moreA Year In England – November – Beverley, England

October – A Year In England

Tree on the Cranswick Village Green 1988

The picture window in the lounge looked out on the village green and directly in my view was the large tree. It was one of the first things I saw each morning, whether collecting fresh milk by the front door or opening the curtains in the lounge. Daily I watched the leaves make their annual … Read moreOctober – A Year In England

A Year In England – September

September 1988 – my first full month in England A lot of new things to experience: bottles of fresh milk on my doorstep in the morning, lighting a coal fire, turning on the boiler to heat water and warm the house (and turning it off to save the oil in the tank outside, and driving … Read moreA Year In England – September

List of Links August 2018

Below are links to interesting articles I found during the month of August 2018. An interesting theme appeared this month: libraries, book, and reading. There’s also a couple of spy stories and a republished cookbook that can teach you to cook like a suffragette! Enjoy. ‘Spectacular’ ancient public library discovered in Germany While excavating in … Read moreList of Links August 2018

Road Map Skills

  This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission at NO extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting my writing. On a warm Sunday morning, Daddy parked our blue Buick by the back door and opened the trunk. Handing him my suitcase, he … Read moreRoad Map Skills