In Memorium

Feature photograph courtesy of Ancestry. com. Clockwise from the lower right corner: Debora Ann Ragland Buerk, Peggy Ann Scoles Ragland (my mother), Bessiel Lola Beach (my great grandmother),Margie Violet Dunn (my grandmother). In MemoriumMy MomPeggy Ann Scoles Ragland1936-2022 Peggy Ann Scoles Ragland Death is Nothing at All Death is nothing at allI have only slipped… Continue reading In Memorium

Riding the Rails Post Script

As I wrote at the beginning of my train trip, posting would be difficult with a sparse internet connection, and photos became impossible. So, I'm adding pictures to this post. Why I Love Traveling by Train One of the main perks of long-distance train travel is the ability to get a good night’s sleep in… Continue reading Riding the Rails Post Script

A Day of Infamy

Groundhog Day 1976 Forty-six years ago this month, Groundhog Day specifically, was a defining moment in my life. What was it? My high school newspaper was censored. Don't laugh, at seventeen being named one of the editors-in-chief was a big deal. A scholarship-making deal. I was taken unawares when called into the vice principal's office.… Continue reading A Day of Infamy