By the Seat of His Pants September 9, 2021

Here is another story about my dad on the farm in Canada. Author’s note: This story was told to me by my dad when he was in his 90’s. He wore overalls when working on his Grandfather’s farm. By the Seat of his Pants My father, Bruce, spent many summers on the family farm inContinue reading “By the Seat of His Pants September 9, 2021”

Present Day Northville September 7, 2021

Northville’s population has remained about 6000 people. It is surrounded by Northville township on the east and Novi on the west. It is 11 miles away from the city of Detroit and 17 miles from Ann Arbor. It was established in 1825 as a village and didn’t become a city until 1955. As I walkContinue reading “Present Day Northville September 7, 2021”

Woman’s Equality Day, August 26, 2021

This day was established to commemorate the signing of the nineteenth amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote. The day, August 26th was designated in 1973 as Women’s Equality Day by Congress to honor women working to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. From President Richard Nixon to the current president, the executive branch has issuedContinue reading “Woman’s Equality Day, August 26, 2021”

Don’t Cross the Bridge August 24, 2021

My Dad told me many stories about growing up and visiting his Grandparents in Delhi, Ontario. My brother, Brian, has been researching many of Dad’s tales. Brian commented, “Dad could tell a great story, and some of them were even true!” Below is a story from Bruce’s youth. It is up to you, the readers,Continue reading “Don’t Cross the Bridge August 24, 2021”

Leaf Memories ,the book August 19, 2021

I would like to tell you about the writing of this book. For the past three years, I have written poetry and submitted them to magazines. Some were accepted, many were not. I learned along the way what some editors wanted for their publications. In June, I purchased a new writing program called, “Voice DreamContinue reading “Leaf Memories ,the book August 19, 2021”

2 Pencils and black cats August 17, 2021

Today is #2 pencil day and black cat appreciation day. I have two stories that link the days. When my daughter was in school, she collected #2 pencils with fancy designs and holiday themes. She would keep them in a vase Selecting a special pencil to use during finals She said that the pencil hadContinue reading “2 Pencils and black cats August 17, 2021”