My life has not been full of excitement and adventure. I don't have a name that will be written in the history books. Yet it has been a life lived — and I have faced the same human troubles and difficulties as anyone else, as well as met with successes. On these pages are my descriptions of some experiences which stayed with me forever. Hopefully, you will also find them interesting and worth re-living through my description.
In no particular order, here are the articles:
Musings: Thoughts Upon Thoughts This page is routinely updated. It is filled with thoughts that just come into my head — kind of like a blog. I keep only about 5 recent entries on one page. The older entries are on a second page: Musings-2.
Riding a Mule to the Bottom of the Grand Canyon I really did do that!
The Elementary Laboratory School My elementary school experience was unique. Not a private school. Not a public school.
Valentine, Nebraska I was born here but never lived here.
Memories of High School Band The best thing I ever did: play in high school band.
Interesting Summer Jobs A description of three jobs I did as a teenager.
My Mother: The Teacher She was a remarkable person, in many ways.
The Three Dogs in my Life Toni, Shelley, Snug.
Move to New Mexico: A Family Transition in 1949 My family moved from Nebraska to New Mexico when I was three years old.
Fairbury, Nebraska A little town where my dad started his career in administration.
Two Outdoor Adventures Canoeing and hiking!
Courtship by Mail: A Vietnam War Story The beginning of my life with my husband.
Grizzly Den: A Hike in Sugarbowl Provincial Park A very special hike near Prince George, British Columbia.
How does a Long-Term Relationship Succeed: A tale of a 48-year Marriage And now it's almost 55 years!
A Career in Teaching: The First Year My first days.
My father's Basketball Career at Hastings High School, Hastings, Nebraska Dad loved to play. He re-lived his experiences often.
My father's Basketball Career at Hastings College, Hastings Nebraska College basketball was even MORE exciting!
The House of Yesterday: The Hastings Museum A special place to go.
My Contribution to the Moon Landing: Lots of Typing Another strange summer job!