The Emerald Isle Faraway

“If you ever go across the sea to Ireland Then maybe at the closing of your day You will sit and watch the moon rise over Claddagh And watch the barefoot gossoons at their play ”  SONGWRITERS GEORGE GRAFF, ERNEST R. BALL, CHAUNCEY OLCOTT   I am so happy to write that I have been…

The Beginning

  This is all new for me.  My first Blog!  I am so excited to begin a new chapter in my life. I’ve spent many years being a wife, mother, nurse, farmer and now a grandmother.  Life on the farm was a combination of hard work, yet wonderful memories of beautiful sunsets and star-filled skies….

Footsteps – He Carried Me

  As we have read so many times,  Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain The road through life can be difficult, but I can’t complain. We can have so many days when we need to dance in the rain but we also can have…

The Price and The Pride

I love this particular bridge and all that it stands for.   Although it is thousands of miles away from where I live I am always so thrilled and proud to be visiting Londonderry, Northern Ireland to walk across this amazing landmark and symbol of peace. This beautiful Peace Bridge, which was recently built and…

One Love

This Blog tells the story of a longing to meet my family who lived so far away.