Throwback Thursday – Little House on the Prairie


If I've ever loved anything in my life it has been the Little House books. Last year, my mom gave me a new book, Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, and I was once again able to connect with a kindred spirit from so long ago. The book contains some early drafts of Little House in the Big … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Little House on the Prairie

New York, New York – 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Plaza


On Saturday morning, we made the trek down to the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza in lower Manhattan.  Please have a look at the slideshow. My thoughts on the visit are below. Going into this, I expected it to be an emotional experience. What else could it be? This was the site of the most … Continue reading New York, New York – 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Plaza