Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”
What would your guess to be the most unfailing topic of conversation? It’s something we are all subject to and have to live with: The weather.
(The following was “written” by Katie, my friend Marsha’s dog.)
I think the first reliable sign of spring arrives in the mail sometime in January. These are the flamboyant seed catalogs.
Out of the group of songs that sprang from what is called the great migration of the mid-19th century was one called, “Sweet Betsy from Pike.”
For some years I have wonder why we no longer say “thee” and “thou” and the other day I found the answer, of all places, on the Internet.
There is a saying, probably several centuries old, “hell hath no fury greater than a woman scorned.”
We have said before that change is constant and certainly in our lifetimes we have seen prime examples of this.
One of my late husband Glen’s favorite places to roam around by car was an area known as the South Half, a large area across the Okanogan River on the Colville Indian Reservation occupied largely by ranches.
During winter we get hungry for color; flowers are most welcome
Have you ever noticed what a role color plays in our lives?
Story illustrates there’s more than meets the eye
There is a story that came out of the Civil War – a not-young woman had attached herself to an infantry unit.
Consider pythons and poinsettias
One of the things about the balance of nature is that we have interfered with it so much that in places it isn’t there any more.
The other day, a friend asked, in all earnestness, why it is that some parts of the nation have one kind of weather or earthly phenomena and other parts have different ones. Why, for instance, does one section of the country get earthquakes and another have to contend with tornados? Each can be shattering.
During the latter part of the 19th century, a considerable brouhaha was going on in Europe, and perhaps the U.S., as well.
All the work to put on musical was well worth it
An ecstatic audience left the opening night performance of “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday at the Omak Performing Art Center.