Tag Archives: Hope

Roast Pork Tenderloin with Chili Fig Sauce

I actually cooked dinner last night. It has been a rough few weeks in Lottabusha County, especially on the Taylor hillside. We had the first major delay in the construction that has consumed our lives since last summer, with a … Continue reading

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What’s your sense of what hope looks like?

Social Bridge asked that question this morning from Ireland.  I have often written about hope, or incorporated it into a topic.  For example, Hope…the most essential of human stages of development.  Hope…the belief that others will be there to support … Continue reading

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Hope in a Hawthorn Tree

I do not want to get too airy-fairy here (although I am going to talk about fairies shortly), but things seem to be getting a little too ‘coincidental’ on the hillside.  I am thinking the universe is talking to me.This … Continue reading

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Royal China Company: Sebring, Ohio

Beatrice Miller established Royal China Company in Sebring, Ohio in 1934–a bold move for a single woman and her 2 male business partners during the Great Depression.  In 1950, she still held the singular distinction of being “the only woman … Continue reading

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2020: The Year of Clearer Vision

Here is that fresh new year ahead of us, just waiting for us to write the stories, the pictures, the music, the learning, the relationships, the fun, the sadness, the opportunities that each moment brings for us to become a … Continue reading

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Hope, Arkansas: 1911 post office

The Hope post office was begun in 1911 and completed in 1912.  Apparently, nothing unusual occurred with the facility until 1964, when the Federal government decided a new facility was needed due to growth of mail volume, and the plans … Continue reading

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