My husband and I just finished watching the Paramount + series, "1883," which follows the story of the Dutton family on their journey to Oregon on the infamous Oregon Trail. https://vimeo.com/duncanelms/1883 It's honestly one of the best things I've ever watched, aside from the language. Horrendous hardships face this family and the inexperienced European immigrants… Continue reading History: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.
The other day, an old song was recommended to me via youtube, And God knew I needed to hear it. It's a song I hadn't heard in a very long time. It used to be one of the most popular songs in the world. A movie was made about it, and I like the trailer… Continue reading Imagine all the people…
Our son is now on his 4th day of life on the outside. It is 3:28 AM on 8/10/2020. I am in the midst of trying to allow my body to heal, care for my baby, and help my mother and husband who are also here, and process all of these incredible emotions I am… Continue reading Changes – from son up, to son down
My husband is a taxidermist. I say that right off because... If you are bothered by this practice, the act of hunting for meat, and/or images of dead animals, this post is not for you. This post also contains mature topics somewhat. It also contains Christian themes - That, I am not sorry for. My… Continue reading Jesus is a Taxidermist
When I go to a cemetery and see an old gravestone, I can't help but imagine the people there long ago, dressed in mourning attire and black veils. When I go to Gettysburg, I think about how only 156 years ago, right there on that same dirt, our country was at war with each other… Continue reading I Love Historical Dramas