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Sept 13, 1943: "Gela and Licata are very close together"

My Darling,

Today I got three letters from you–one was written Aug. 31st when you were at Red Cross building.  Hope you get all my mail, as you said you hadn’t in last letter. 459 more words


Sept 8, 1943: "Work from 7AM to midnight every day"

My Darling,

Today is Ching’s birthday and poor fellow is sick in bed.  I took him to Dr. Tiskhauser in Garnavillo last nite; he wormed him but don’t know if that is what is wrong with him or not.   625 more words


Thank You Soooo MUCH!!!

Yesterday the Northern Virginia Daily announced their “Best of Awards” and I was named “Best Local Artist” for Front Royal-Warren County.  Thank you so much for voting for me and for your confidence in me and The Studio.   18 more words

Daily Painter

One of Those Moments

As I sit in my living room surrounded by (most of) the sweet men in my life, listening to the chatter about our Halloween decorations I just put up too early, what scary movie to watch next, along with what Christmas movie will follow so we don’t have nightmares, and Christmas time coming up, I can’t help but be overwhelmed with gratitude for the life we’ve had the opportunity to build out in this beautiful rural community. 125 more words


Adventures with Dad

Not too long ago, the family was sitting around a good supper table, eating a wonderful fried chicken and macaroni dinner, and remembering tales from the past. 1,007 more words

Small Town Life

Life is Too Much 

As one who has lived in the same town for forty three years I am so ready for a change!! I live in a small southern community where walking past one who knew someone whose Grandmother knew your Grandmother’s great Grandmother happens frequently. 375 more words


September according to my iPhone

Despite how she looks in this photo, I promise, Sammi had a good time.

A fun snap from our nanny.

Dan was working this last weekend, but we had such a fun time despite that.   159 more words

Family Life