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

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

List of Links for Curious Minds 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

Purse Declutter: How To Tutorial

Purse Declutter clean and organized purse

Are you tired of not being able to find what you need in your purse? Is the weight of your purse hurting your neck, shoulders or back? Then follow the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial and declutter your purse! Enjoy the time you save when you can easily locate items rather than searching. Feel the … Read morePurse Declutter: How To Tutorial

Creative Beginnings

Sewing and crocheting supples

It was a long day in the car driving 500 miles to visit Grandma’s sister in Alabama. Daddy drove and Momma sat in the back so Grandma, who got car sick, could sit up front. My sister and I were young, and alternated between the front and back seats when we got bored or started … Read moreCreative Beginnings