They're So Cute When They're Small

It’s still April, which means it’s still National Poetry Month. Last week, I shared my two favorite poems in French, and Richard Blanco’s very powerful work. I thought that this week we’d go a bit lighter. Whether you call it …

Today–Read a Poem and Laugh Read more »

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A 1937 Nash Ambassador Badge and Grill

The Thomas B. Jeffrey Company started building cars in 1902. They had two models: the Jeffrey and the Rambler. In 1917, Charles W. Nash, who had just stepped down as head of General Motors, bought the company and renamed it …

C’mon, Live a Little–Drive a Rambler Read more »

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Trinity United Methodist Church, Colusa, California

In 1960, when Poppa turned down Bishop Phillips’ offer to move to Ogden, Utah, he transferred his membership to the California-Nevada Conference of the Methodist Church. With his new appointment, in June, 1960, we moved to Colusa, California. Poppa’s new …

Colusa California 1960-62 Read more »

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Burns Tower, University of the Pacific Campus

We moved to Stockton, California at the end of the fifties.. At that time, thousands of people were moving into Califoria each day. Think about that: each day the state’s population increased by over a thousand people. (California jumped from …

Stockton, California at the end of the fifties. Read more »

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I read, a lot. Anyone looking at my 2020 Reading List can see that. Twenty-five books on the fun side and five more on the Educational side. Most of the “Fun” books are froth. When I was a child, I’d …

Gay Male Romance — I Read and Live it! Read more »

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The Lavina United Methodist Church

After serving Mountain View Church in Butte, my Father accepted a position at Rocky Mountain College, in Billings, Montana. Hired as Executive Vice-President and Acting President, Poppa wore many hats at Rocky. He spent a lot of time on the …

Rocky Mountain College, Billings Read more »

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