When I was growing up I loved to listen to the stories my grandparents would tell. My grandfather, Pampaw, lived in Point Barrow, Alaska, working for the United States Geological Survey mapping out the Alaskan territory. He and his new wife, my grandmother, also worked with the native Americans bringing education to remote areas in Alaska. We loved listening to their stories. Like when Pampaw helped lead the search and rescue team after the fatal crash of Will Rogers’ and Wiley Post’s plane. After many years, they moved to the lower 48 and continued working with the native Americans in Arizona.
I am connected to a fun group of counselors from across the US and Canada. I was recently discussing things that are now obsolete in this decade. Items such as the yellow pages, encyclopedia, landlines, wires, film cameras, the time lady, 35 mm film, and floppy drives have been replaced by newer and better versions or technology. There was some grief over the time lady, but I believe this was pure nostalgia. read more
March Madness is a sports term for playoffs in basketball. Teams face off to win the battle or game. Basketball is a fast-paced sport with subtle hits and jabs to the other team in an effort to put a ball into the hoop. When the jabs are caught a foul is called by a referee. read more