Just Pepper and Bear
My new blogging topic will focus on reexamining the history and culture of my childhood and where my sons call home, Ohio, Iroquois for “good river.”
Baba was Diane’s daily companion, her playmate, and her mentor. Diane would follow her around, mirroring her every move and begging her to tell tales, “Povec mne prepovitku.”
I feel the girl drown under eons of good intention-
“Ciho beč.” She said while lighting a candle. Warm scented beeswax wafted through the room. There was no more talking. The tiny flame glowed brightly, illuminating the librarian’s face as she introduced a new author.
The current political and social climate has kept some of our best and brightest leaders from wanting to serve in public office. So, now more than ever, veterans and their spouses should consider serving in new leadership roles once again.
-get out of the house, go for a walk, and strike up a conversation with an older person who has lived life.
– being invested in a day to day program by using my own initiative and skills, I believe will be a more intimate investment—and a special connection with those wanting more independence via a specially trained puppy.
I looked back down at the chubby pup who was studying at me.
My mother-in-law, Gaynor, taught me how to manage the logistics of being an Army wife. Day 50 living out of suitcases in one of the longest of our 14 PCS moves has confirmed this.
Logically, I knew the ghostly sensation following me was either curious neighbors or my imagination running wild about past wars and soldiers. But once inside, I locked the door and shut the shutter so it looked like nightfall.