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1918

This photo came to light the other day and it fascinated me…the cycles of history…how we didn’t know this exactly…these young women were all Willamette students in 1918, and the photograph was taken at the Salem Train Station.  On the back was written “Had to go home.  Union Depot to catch train to Portland.  Closed […]

Damn It

This would have been the Garden Tour day, Patrick’s wedding in Idaho, tomorrow the kids and the grands would have arrived for the summer.  The world would not be in turmoil and contaminated…if only…if only… So this post is for my reading group.  We are three…one in Denver, one in Santa Fe, and me.  We […]

Bread and Soup

Gaelen told a story today on her FB page about being in the grocery store behind a very angry man, a man with no mask and refusing social distancing.  When he left and it was Gaelen’s turn, she apologized to the long-suffering clerk and the clerk said, “It’s okay, he’s just scared.” I got thinking […]