Father’s Day (Silver Lining 6-21-2020)

Father’s Day (Silver Lining 6-21-2020)

It’s Father’s Day.  Every year, we rack our brains, trying to come up with a suitable present.  Some years we have been more successful than others, I think. For 2020, though, it’s suddenly easier.  My husband has had a bit more time—and he’s used that for...
Bikes (Silver Lining 6-18-2020)

Bikes (Silver Lining 6-18-2020)

While in the flat lands of Illinois, the youngest niece has just started to ride a bike.  She’s justifiably very proud.  But, there are shortages of the oddest things right now.  One of them is bicycles. We head into a small town, where there is a used...
Relax (Silver Lining 6-14-2020)

Relax (Silver Lining 6-14-2020)

We’ve done it.  After getting in around midnight, we’re awakening to cousins, aunts, Uncle Al and Gramma.  We are excited to see each other, but we refrain from lots of hugs and definitely, we don’t share kisses.  Instead, we sit on the porch with a bit...