Some Christmas Advice

                    Christmas is my most favorite time of the year.  I grew up in the northern part of Wisconsin, and my most valuable and tenderest recollections are my Christmases.  I was raised in a Norwegian Lutheran church, (Think: Lutefisk.). Many memories flow from that; the cold, the snow and the […]

Peanut Butter, Hot Lunch and Dreams

Warning: Rambling post, very tedious. Don’t operate heavy equipment for two hours after reading this post. I grew up in a big, brick house in Northern Wisconsin. Our beautiful home hid our desperate poverty, and it was quite difficult. My father and mother scraped by enough each week to feed and clothe us. But just barely.  Mom would […]

14 Odd Scraps About Me for Facebook…

I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at a very young age, lol. My parents were very young, my mom 16 and my dad was almost 18. I grew up in Northern Wisconsin. In a brick farmhouse. I used a hand-pump and an outdoor toilet for awhile. I was very close to my great-grand parents, Ben […]

My Comfort Food

Lord, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them. Psalm 10:17 Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me. Psalm 23:4 You will restore me to even […]