July 2010

July 12-13

July 30, 2010

These are just some thoughts that I scribbled down on our last vacation, I didn’t have internet access so I decided to piece it together now and over the next couple days: It’s difficult sometimes trying to raise a 2 year old, heck it is difficult enough trying to raise myself. We have to learn […]

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Two Wolves

July 18, 2010

Just a note before I tell the story of the two wolves.  I mentioned yesterday that I was among the first 500 VISTA Volunteers in 1965 and now there have been over 170,000. I found this story online so can’t take credit for it. Two Wolves An elderly Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren […]

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Writing My Life #5

July 16, 2010

I received a postcard in the mail today from Americorp asking that VISTA Alumni reply by going online and registering.  VISTA was established in 1965 and is short for Volunteers in Service to America.  I talked a little about it earlier.  What caught my eye was the statement that it didn’t matter whether you served […]

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Writing My Life 4

July 6, 2010

This is the fourth and last in a series on prayer in my life. Prayer I was a VISTA Volunteer (Volunteers in Service to America)  in 1966, working in the War on Poverty in Bay City, Michigan.  I first worked with migrant workers and then worked for the Bay City Community Action Council.  We set […]

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Mile stones

July 5, 2010

I might as well label this blog “The Bad Mommy Blog” because of  how little I write in it.  Gone are the days of baby books, I thought this might be better and easier.  I still have high hopes of making a baby book for my kids, but really;  Does anyone really look at their […]

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Shelby

July 3, 2010

Two rows back at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, it was truly magical, here is my favorite track of the night from her new album, take a listen and imagine your life, in an airstream trailer, this is the way life should be. Thanks to my sister and pat for the great night out and thanks […]

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Writing My Life 3

July 1, 2010

This is the third is a series of memories.  The last two were on prayer.  My tendency is to want to stop on that subject, but I must complete the task so it all fits into a whole. Prayer In high school I often attended mass during the week.  I received the religion and citizenship […]

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