Eclipse 2017

Posted by Liz on July 13, 2017 in Interest, Local, National, Regional, World |

[tminus t=”2017-08-21″ style=”carbonlite” id=”eclipse-timer”/] Coming soon! I’m going to the small town of Mitchell, Oregon to watch from my aunt’s ranch. They are expecting literally bumper-to-bumper traffic even in small out-of-the-way places like Mitchell. It might be more fun to watch the people as watch the eclipse. Be sure to follow the safety guidelines as […]

Maxine for president?

Posted by Liz on May 28, 2017 in From the Internet, National, Thoughts, Words |

From the internet… Maxine for president? Everyone concentrates on the problems we’re having in this country lately — illegal immigration, hurricane recovery, alligators attacking people in Florida … … not me — I concentrate on solutions for the problems — it’s a win-win situation. Dig a moat the length of the Mexican border. Send the […]

Thanksgiving – Proclamation 2014

Posted by Liz on November 27, 2014 in Fall, History, Holiday, National, November |

Presidential Proclamation — Thanksgiving Day, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Thanksgiving Day invites us to reflect on the blessings we enjoy and the freedoms we cherish.  As we gather with family and friends to take part in this […]

Thanksgiving – The Pilgrims

Posted by Liz on November 27, 2014 in Faith, Fall, History, Holiday, National, November |

Harvest festival observed by the Pilgrims at Plymouth   The First Thanksgiving 1621, oil on canvas by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1899). The painting shows common misconceptions about the event that persist to modern times: Pilgrims did not wear such outfits, and the Wampanoag are dressed in the style of Native Americans from the Great […]

Thanksgiving – Washington’s Proclamation

Posted by Liz on November 27, 2014 in Fall, History, Holiday, National, November |

Thanksgiving Proclamation [New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor– and whereas both Houses […]

Thanksgiving – Lincoln’s Proclamation

Posted by Liz on November 27, 2014 in Fall, History, Holiday, National, November |

Proclamation of Thanksgiving [1] October 20, 1864 By the President of the United States of America: A Proclamation. It has pleased Almighty God to prolong our national life another year, defending us with his guardian care against unfriendly designs from abroad, and vouchsafing to us in His mercy many and signal victories over the enemy, […]

Words for fire fighters

Posted by Liz on September 11, 2014 in Collected Works, Faith, Interest, Local, National, Regional, Thoughts, Words |

Fireman’s Prayer   Give me the strength to save some life, Whatever be its age. Help me embrace a little child, Before it is too late; Or save an older person from, The horror of that fate. Enable me to be alert, And hear the weakest shout, And quickly and efficiently, To put the fire […]

This year I almost forgot…

Posted by Liz on September 11, 2014 in History, Interest, National |

I knew it would come eventually – for nearly all of us. In the paths of our daily lives, through the comings and goings of the distractions that take our minds from other things, we nearly forget. Lord, keep me from becoming one of those people who wake up one morning and think, “That date […]

Dear Republicans

Posted by Liz on August 22, 2014 in Interest, Local, National, Regional, Thoughts |

I’m a conservative Christian, have been since before I was old enough to vote. I believe that no matter who you are, no matter if you agree with me or not, that you be  honest. It doesn’t even matter if you have all the facts and know how to present them, just that you can […]

Fire Weather!

Posted by Liz on July 11, 2014 in History, Interest, Local, National, Regional, Thoughts, World |

Fire weather. Words recognized and respected by all who have lived in the forest for any length of time. Fire weather in short means that all conditions are right for a forest fire to be started in the woods. Not maybe, not might, but would if there is just one more piece of the fire […]

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