Category Archives: 4-H

The Box of Treasures Arrived!

I picked up that penny on the ground, smiled and thanked my Mom and Dad. Yes, even though they are now both in heaven. I recall feeling rich in my younger days with a penny which could still buy some … Continue reading

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Do Your Best!

The poet Ovid wrote, “Nothing is stronger than habit.” My parents believed strongly in forming good habits early in life. Parental example is a powerful teaching tool.  I was reminded of this when I read a newsletter from one of … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Earlier this month, my talented friend and fellow WordPress blogger nominated me for the Liebster Award. Annika Perry is a gifted writer, and I urge my readers to visit her site: https://annikaperry.wordpress.com I think you will enjoy her entries and … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

Earlier this month, my talented friend and fellow WordPress blogger nominated me for the Liebster Award. Annika Perry is a gifted writer, and I urge my readers to visit her site: https://annikaperry.wordpress.com I think you will enjoy her entries and … Continue reading

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My First Job

Besides babysitting, taking care of neighbor’s lawns, mail and newspapers when they were on vacation which I began at 11 years of age, I started my first job as a church organist in Pueblo, Colorado when I was 13 years … Continue reading

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