Washington DC’s Hidden Jewel

One of the things I enjoyed as a teacher was visiting places that had been discussed in books and studies with my Elementary school students.  One of the readers included a story about… Continue reading

Artistic Musing

I’ve been pondering the subject of artists this week.  What is an artist?  Can anyone be an artist?  Are we all capable of being artistic?  I fear today’s post may reflect the ramblings… Continue reading

Thinking Outside of the Box

There is nothing more heartwarming to me that running across someone who thinks outside of the box.These are people that look at the universe as their classroom and take knowledge that extra step. … Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Secret of Success

Originally posted on The Indecisive Eejit:
Daily Prompt: Secret of Success  What would it take for you to consider yourself a “successful blogger”? Is that something you strive for? When I first started…

National Poetry Day…In New Zealand!

Another blogger friend of mine silkannthreades, was sharing that it was National Poetry Day and I immediately got excited because I have a poem…not a great one but I do like it because… Continue reading

A Closer Look

I’ll have to add another thing to the list of why I like Facebook (I think I might be gradually shifting towards being a convert).  Sometimes my Facebook friends share stories that are… Continue reading

Genealogy: Breaking Through the Brick Wall

As one attempts to trace one’s family history it is not unusual to run into barriers and dead ends especially when you have limited information on a person.  But, when you do break… Continue reading

New Discoveries

Just a short quick post…to share in something very exciting to me. It’s been about six years since I started documenting my family history, all of it being the paternal side because I… Continue reading

Would You Help?

For my regular readers this post is quite different than what I usually write but I have had a lot of thought about the subject and decided that I needed to write about… Continue reading

This Is Why I Still Have a Facebook Account!

Sometimes you have to just get with the program!  Today’s young adults really don’t have much reality on a world without technology.  As nostalgic as I may be about writing letters, if no… Continue reading