“Where Did I Put That?”

As we age, we tend to lose things more than before, but I began to lose things years ago. Maybe that’s because I began to lose my mind years ago. I still get frustrated when I can’t find something—especially if I have just put it down. One thing I always lose are my glasses. ThereforeContinue reading ““Where Did I Put That?””

Independence Day

Last night as I sat on our patio in a comfortable chair watching the Centerville City fireworks display, I wished our grandchildren, who usually spent the night with us were there. But my mind went back through the years, and I remembered past Independence Days. Whenever I think of Independence Day, several images immediately comeContinue reading “Independence Day”

Incident in the South China Sea

An experience told by Edward O. Dayley, Major, Retired, U.S.A. Army How are we influenced and are we really listening when our Heavenly Father is talking to us? Who is directing us during this time frame? While I was in Vietnam, I had several experiences when I knew I was being prompted by our HeavenlyContinue reading “Incident in the South China Sea”

“Your Son Needs You”

Fay Hansen died on a warm June night in 1980.  He was recovering from his second coronary bypass when he had a fatal reaction to the morphine administered to him for pain.  He felt his heart go wild, then collapse in on itself.  One minute he was struggling vainly to quiet his racing heart, panickedContinue reading ““Your Son Needs You””

My Grandmother, Imelda Miller Hansen

17 June 1885–21 May 1960 As far as I know, I was the only grandchild who stayed with my grandmother in Monroe for a few weeks in the summer. I don’t know why I was so fortunate, but I am grateful for the opportunity I had when I was 12 years old Early in theContinue reading “My Grandmother, Imelda Miller Hansen”

2020 WHAT A YEAR!

2020 What a Year! The year began very nice—we had some good snowstorms and things were going well. Then in February Diana, Jason and Aiden Bowler joined me on a trip to the Big Island of Hawaii where we lived over 40 years ago (1978 to 1980). The Bowlers went to Oahu and Maui besidesContinue reading “2020 WHAT A YEAR!”