Once Upon a Town

  “The only federal funding for the North Platte Canteen was a five-dollar bill that President Roosevelt sent from the White House because he had heard about what was taking place in North Platte, and he wanted to help.” Bob Green, Once Upon a Town One of my favourite quotes (and by now, most ofContinue reading “Once Upon a Town”

Lady Almina & the Real Downton Abbey

I confess that I have never watched Downton Abbey.   I know this may come as a surprise to Downton Abbey followers, which includes most of my family.  It was not a planned oversight; it just happened.  Every season, I thought that I would begin and then a project or event would intervene.  It is aContinue reading “Lady Almina & the Real Downton Abbey”