Happy Groundhog Day! Let’s put aside for a moment Punxsutawney Phil and the science of shadow forecasting. Instead, picture Bill Murray, an alarm clock and the sounds of “I got you babe.” Because I’m rewinding time and starting over–all the way back to penny candy and sun bonnets.  Well, sort of. Let’s go back to the beginning of my blog and see.   THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE THE PRAIRIE   I loved Little House on the Prairie when I was… Read more »

I loved Little House on the Prairie when I was a kid, so reading Wendy McClure’s book, The Wilder Life:  My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie was like catching up with dear friends.  In fact I was reminded how much LHOP played a role in my own life as I remembered along with Wendy about bonnets,  Plum Creek, the sod house, and above all the spunky, carefree, adventurous spirit that was Laura.   “MOST GIRLS JUST WANT TO BE… Read more »