random thoughts

about life I believe that all lives deserves to be alive. I also believe that some life seems to have it easier than other parts. Take a well cared for garden with flowers that is watered and furtalized well. Happy flowers. What of the alley flower who has made it through the cement. I wonder…

Joseph Vantilburg

Joseph Vantilburg was born in Ohio c 1831 and died in 1916. I know that he loved music, and songs, and poetry. He joined the Ohio 12th Volunteer Infantry in 1861, faught in battles mainly in Virginia, including 2nd Bull Run, South Mountain, and Antietam. He mustered out after his 3 years, and went home,…

Weather

Photo by Efdal YILDIZ on Pexels.com Tis cold this morningJune 13, birds are singingLife is Beautiful!Moira Levant June 13 2019

Sister Smile

Jeannine Decker was a nun who wrote folk song like music in the 1960's to the 1980's. Her most famous song, Domonique, beat the beatles at one point, and a movie was made about her starring Debbie Reynolds (but Jeannine Decker didn't like it much). She left the nunnery, apparently pushed out, and became a…