about me · Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

This post is in response to the Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: Seasons.  The above picture pretty much sums up the world that I’ve lived in since November 2015.  Snow, cold, and lots of snowmen.  I’ve loved it.  Its beautiful. But, I’m ready for Spring.  Luckily, I live in a place where all four seasons faithfully and… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Seasons

Historic people · Historical Places

Marie Antoinette Goes Country

Every once in a while, we all just want to get away. We’ve had enough of everyday life, the demands, the people, the noise. We just want to go play French peasant milk maid girl in our extravagantly designed, custom built, fully operational pretend peasant village. Right? No? Oh, that must be because you aren’t… Continue reading Marie Antoinette Goes Country

Historic people · World War II

A “Good” Traitor: Sophie Scholl and the White Rose

I love when history gives us a hero that defies stereotype.  Young, female, and unarmed (save for the written word), Sophie Scholl and the members of the White Rose dared take on one of the most evil and powerful characters in human history. Image  above credit :https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/Sophie_Scholl_portrait.jpg I thought I’d do a little web dictionary hunt… Continue reading A “Good” Traitor: Sophie Scholl and the White Rose