A Year In England – November: Beverley

A Year In England November: Beverley with images of medieval minstrel figures

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

A Year In England – October

A Year In England October with tree on village green in Cranswick, East Yorkshire, England

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 moreA Year In England – October

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

Paper road map of the United States

On a warm Sunday morning, Daddy parked our blue Buick by the back door and opened the trunk. Handing him my suitcase, he added it to the other luggage in the massive compartment. Back in the house, I picked up a couple of books, a stack of Teen and Tiger Beat magazines, and the pillow … 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