Category Archives: unique

North to Alaska!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin My father always enjoyed the Johnny Horton song, North to Alaska (see the YouTube video here: Starting June 9, that classic country hit became our theme song. My dad, husband, and I started … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Shenanigans!

This post is by Nancy Jardine. I can hardly believe it’s come around again but we’re back to the Summer Solstice which means a very long day and a very short night for me in Aberdeenshire, in north east Scotland. … Continue reading

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With Age Comes Wisdom… sometimes

I’ve always heard that wisdom come with growing old. Hey, look at Ben Franklin. He grew wiser as he grew old. When I was a kid, Ben’s sayings sounded wise to me. Nowadays, I have my doubts. Old Baby Boomers … Continue reading

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Fathers-the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly by Cher’ley

  This Blog by Cher’ley Grogg   Fathers I’ll start with the Ugly first. Some Father’s are Ugly, you can search for those photos yourself because I’m sure yours is not Ugly, but there are some ugly things Dads’ want … Continue reading

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Useless-Time Sucks-Aggravation by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Seems,  every time I find something I really like, it gets discontinued. There have been several programs over the years that I used a lot and then they were no more. Remember the sheep? … Continue reading

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History’s Value

post (c) Doris McCraw I had the privilege to attend the 14th annual Pikes Peak Library District’s History Symposium.  The topic this year was “Enduring Legacies and Forgotten Landmarks, the Built Environment of the Pikes Peak Region”.  You can view … Continue reading

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Reading Life

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   Thanks to StephJ for inspiring this. Since I love to read as much as I love to write, here are my answers to some questions about how I read. *** Do you … Continue reading

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Picking Favorites

By S. J. Brown We all have favorite things, that special gift from long ago, or a place with fond memories. Sometimes our favorite is a sentence that just glides off the tongue and completes a thought. After every photo … Continue reading

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Born in 1933, an Arapaho Woman’s Life on the Wind River Indian Reservation by Darrah J. Perez

Doris Mae Armour-Wagon Daughter, Sister, Mother, Aunt, Grandma A Sand Creek Massacre descendant from her mother’s side, Doris Wagon was born in 1933. Born to an Arapaho mother and father, Doris grew up on the Wind River Indian Reservation living … Continue reading

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This coming weekend, June 10th & 11th is the California Crime Writers Conference CCWC in Culver City. It’s one of my favorite’s and unfortunately, they only have it every other year. It’s a joint effort put on by Sisters in … Continue reading

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