Another No Post Week

I just came back yesterday from being out of country for a week and I will resume regular postings next week.  Thanks for bearing with me as in addition to the travels, my computer decided it was time to stop working.  The new one arrived at my parents while I was gone and now that…

No Post Today

This weekend and coming week will be another busy one, so I apologize for not having a post for today.  The reason will soon be apparent.

Isolation, Part Deux

Back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016, my little part of the Midwest was majorly flooded out.  Well, April into May, it happened again.  So like in my previous post on the topic, entitled Isolation (and thus the inspiration for the title of this post), many roads were flooded out, including many…

Review: Stars Over Clear Lake

Stars Over Clear Lake by Loretta Ellsworth Thomas Dunne Books, 2017.  Hardcover, 320 pages. Stars Over Clear Lake recounts the fictional love story between a young Iowa farm girl and a German POW during and after World War II.  Part of the story is set amidst the famed Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa.  Told…