Miscellaneous Musings

Singsongs in Summer Swelter

Sunny summer days of my yesteryears lumbered and lulled. Hours hung heavy in the humid air.

To occupy those drawn-out dog days, I dangled my tiny toes in trickling streams, carved crooked creatures in cracking mud, climbed creaking limbs of ancient oaks, and imagined dragons cavorting in cottonball clouds.

Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee.
Little Jackie paper loved that rascal puff
And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff.
Oh Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee.
Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea
And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honahlee.
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La Tour de France

In life’s travels, we often take side trips. Some side trips prove to be integral aspects of our life’s journey, as in higher education, career choices, marriage, or having children. Others prove to be enlightening and exciting diversions.

In this series, Passport to the World, I will help tell my own life story by revisiting the side trips I have made. The first stop is France.

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Seven Years & Still Going Strong

Thanks to Shannon Thomas and the folks at Geneabloggers for wishing me a Happy Blogiversary and featuring my blog on their website!

If you have never heard about Geneabloggers, I highly recommend you check them out.

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Another Award… You Shouldn’t Have!

For nearly seven years, I have been blogging about our families’ history. For the first few years, no one followed me. Nada, zip, zilch…  I felt just like the Whos who only wanted to be heard…

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A Ray of Sunshine on a Gloomy Day

Some days, when the clouds are darkest, a ray of sunshine breaks through the gloom and lightens up the world around you.

That is what it felt like today. Arriving home from a long, arduous, downright dismal day at work, I saw a sunny message sitting in my inbox. Fellow blogger, Tales of a Family, nominated me for The Sunshine Blogger Award! Seriously, how stinkin’ sweet is that.

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