After graduating high school, I stayed in touch with many fellow students and occasionally a teacher but I had a real surprise this week. An e-mail came from a classmate informing me that our high school chorus teacher had passed away. She was 103 years old. Thinking of her brought back many happy memories. Miss Ash was a very disciplined person and had no problem keeping a huge group of us in order as well. I wish her spirit would come and visit our church choir!
This week I blitzed my office and in the process threw out a very old and huge computer monitor. I gave some thought to pinning a sign up sheet in the campground office so people could come to my house and for a $50 ticket, they could take a sledgehammer to it and work out their electronics frustrations. It would be less costly than using the sledgehammer on an actual computer which I am often tempted to do!
Hey, aren’t we lucky! Another election year is upon us. By the time we actually vote for the person who will lead our country, be he a Democrat or a Republican, our children and grandchildren will have learned many lessons about badmouthing and bullying. Politicians don’t adhere to the policy of, “If you can’t stay something nice about someone, don’t say anything.” Hmmm. Maybe there isn’t anything – now there’s a thought.
“Wouldn’t it be loverly”…if all the money that is used to try and elect candidates were put against the national debt. And bring all our soldiers home from foreign lands and use their talents to clean up our own country, then go out and fight other country’s battles. Naaa, I’m dreaming again. God Bless until next week.
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At 45, Widow Minshall began 20 years of solo full-time RVing throughout Alaska, Mexico, and Canada. Sharlene canoed the Yukon, mushed sled dogs, worked a dude ranch, visited Hudson Bay polar bears, and lived six months on a Mexican beach. She lectured at Life on Wheels, published six RV-related books and wrote a novel, “Winter in the Wilderness.”