A Million Broken Hearts: A Grandmother’s Campaign for the Awareness of Violence and Suicide
The Goal: To put up monuments in communities to bring violence or gun violence and suicide awareness to communities.
The City of Malad, Idaho has approved the monument for victims of violence and suicide to be placed in the Malad City Cemetery and dedicated around Memorial Day in May, 2020.(more…) Leave a Comment
Swearing, Bad Language and The Insulting, Harmful Way People Speak to Each Other
This morning I was at the park, picking cherries, when I heard someone swearing and using profanities. The bad language continued and I figured it was coming from the park restroom, where I could see a mop bucket by the door. This was a Parks and Recreation worker speaking this way, in a public park where preschoolers come with their parents.(more…) Leave a Comment
In the Middle of Nature
Jill Vanderwood at jillvanderwood.com
When my husband was away with the Navy Reserves, my sister-in-law Jean and I decided to take our kids camping without the help of our husbands. Together we had eight kids between the ages of 1 and 12–four each. We would have so much fun! After all, how hard could it be?(more…) Leave a Comment