Category: My life stories

Getting Stronger

Today, I did more than yesterday. Today, I lifted five pounds directly overhead with my left arm – fifteen times.  Until today, I had only complete ten reps with the five pounder.  With that same arm I moved a four pound weight from my…

Our Green Mile

The photo above was taken on the third of June a couple of years ago. It had been a very wet, rainy spring. That meant that grasses grew well, but the farmers struggled to get their crops in the ground. The first cutting of…

Cheese-heads

It took courage and faith for my now husband Robert to come live with me in southern Wisconsin.  It was a long, twelve hours away from his home in Joplin, Missouri.  He didn’t know if the love would last.  He didn’t have a job. …