My date with an Amish Chicken!

I live smack-dab in the middle of new Amish country. I have been told that these guys have sold their farms out east and are migrating here to Wisconsin. They are everywhere! Simple farms with those clothes lines that stretch from the house to the barn, neat flowerbeds and gardens with roughly hand painted signs … Continue reading

Betty Lou-Who? The seasons of life

Betty Lou Ruby was born April 7th, 1928. I think she was a bit of a surprise baby, she had 2 sisters and a brother who were much older. She survived Scarlett Fever and diphtheria–when she was 8 her Momma died–and that, she never got over. Betty kept house in a little one room garage … Continue reading

I am in deep…. the MOB

I was a pretty quiet girl–not a princess but I did enjoy my Rub-a-Dub Dolly and my Easy Bake Oven. I wished and day dreamed my days away and tried to keep my little sister out of trouble. I was gonna marry my best friend’s older brother, have 5 beautiful daughters all with names beginning … Continue reading