• Giveaway,  Guest Post,  Memoir

    What Americans Can Learn from Israel and the IDF | Guest Post by Dorit Sasson PLUS Giveaway

    welcome, Dorit Sasson! Today it is my pleasure to welcome to my blog, author Dorit Sasson. Dorit’s memoir, Author of Accidental Soldier: A Memoir of Service and Sacrifice in the Israel Defense Forces, is concurrently on tour with a number of guest posts. Therefore, I feel fortunate to have her visit during this extra busy timer. Dorit brings a message of what we as Americans can learn from Israel and the IDF. Perhaps this sounds like a rather sobering topic but Dorit presents her story in such a way that we each may find hope and a way to make a difference. Please join me now in welcoming Dorit. *Applause here.* And…

  • Christian Themes,  Family History,  Memories,  Writing

    Getting Back on Track

    Getting back on track now we’re home after riding the rails across this country (almost) and back isn’t easy. Getting back on track after several months of fighting unrelenting pain is also difficult. Combine the two and I literally don’t know where to start. Start at the Beginning I suppose the safest place to start is at the beginning of our rail riding experience. Initially, our trip was single-purposed: attend our younger grandson’s high school graduation. Plus we wanted some extra days to soak up our son’s family since we only see them about once every three years or so. Our first stop along the way was the ever-bustling city…