A Century Since the Great War; Family Ties

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11 11th month. It’s been 100 years since the first Armistice ( Veterans ) Day. A century, such a long time, yet when I was born the “Great War” had only been over for a little...

The True Facts

There is a certain beauty in the harshness of western North Dakota winters. Winds howl across the prairie, through the coulees, and sometimes bring the effective temperature as low as forty below. Snow, not always abundant, is often a patchwork with gray and brown rather than...

The Goose and Laddie

On this particular early summer day we were all very excited. We were waiting for the “Goose”, a wonderful little train...