Don’t Be Afraid of the Stories

Family Historians, Genealogists, Name Collectors, they go by different names. Some people collect names and their databases grow, others just document THEIR particular line of the family, and brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles be damned. Everybody emphasizes something different. Me? It’s the stories! Good or Bad, they all are a part of who I am.…

The Awesome Power of Water

Water can be beautiful. I have fallen asleep listening to the sea through an open window, water-skied (in my youth!) on beautiful Lake Mead, and seen many awe inspiring waterfalls, including this one on Rt. 100 in mid-state Vermont. That is until Hurricane Irene! She started up from the south creating havoc as she went.…