|C. Burr Artz Public Library, Frederick, MD|
Monday, February 24, 2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Friday, February 14, 2014
The song ♫Leaving on a Jet Plane♫ ran continuously through my head as I watched my beloved walk from me down the dark, barely-lit street in the middle of the night. The memory of the physical and emotional pain I felt is still with me. He had already taken his car to his parents' house in Illinois where it would be garaged for the duration, so he had to walk the several blocks to the boarding house where he was staying. I was 16 and he had just turned 21. I would be in class--a senior in high school--when he boarded the bus to Detroit the next day where he was to be drafted into the Army....
|That's Ken in the first row, second from right|
Monday, February 10, 2014
These photos were given to us by the second owners from whom we bought the house in 1981. This is how the kitchen looked when the house was sold to them in 1969. That's my kitchen window you've been seeing in my "View From My Kitchen Window" posts....
Friday, February 7, 2014
Wednesday morning this week we woke up before the sun as usual. As we drank our morning coffee, I back in bed, Ken in the livingroom, we could hear creaking and popping and snapping, and OH, NO, boom! Gabriel had been let out earlier to do his business, but when he rang the bell again to be let out after sunrise this is what greeted him.....