Tag Archives: daily life

Life is not a dress rehearsal

During one of our recent cottage meetings, part of our conversation turned to the North Rose that exists only in memory: the drug store, a grocery, a bank, the movie house. No one mentioned the Knotty Pine Restaurant, the folks who came to eat there, the community networks that were maintained there, the town business […]

Precious memories

Whether they come as bane or blessing to our mailboxes, most of us receive holiday letters, and many of us write them. In this age of chronic over-sharing on social media, the year-end family newsletter might have become a thing of the past, but it seems to be hanging on to its place in our […]