Release Date: May 2014
survive, but tragedy ends Charlie’s way of life. He finds that it is up to him to raise his siblings, David and Viola. His passion for dignity and life is what helps him to survive.
for kindling. That sturdy old wood cook stove used lots of wood. That stove would use a couple ricks of wood a year.
wouldn't have such a hot house. She’d usually cook enough at one time to keep us fed all-day I can still taste those biscuits made in the Dutch oven. We always had fresh honey or molasses to eat with our biscuits. Times were good then. It’s strange what kids think they know, but really don't.
This story covered many stages and changes...as a long life often does. I particularly enjoyed the parts that told of coping while traveling in wagons or starting out in a new place. These Pioneer-ish parts of the books read much like Laura Ingalls Wilder's recollections and I will be able to have my children read "The Dobyns Chronicles" in addition to the Little House books. A gentle recollection of a family that never gives up.
My rating: 4.5 stars
where they were both from. I’ve lived many different places but I always come back home.
for a nursing degree but decided that “my man” was much more important. I became an RN with an Associate degree in 1971. Then many years later I went back to school with my sister who was also an RN and we obtained our Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
I am married to a man who spoils me rotten, and I love it. I have two grown children, six grandchildren and twin Great-grandsons. My family has grown by leaps and bounds. My husband and I now have a fur family at home. We have five dogs and three cats and they are all spoiled rotten. It’s like living in a house full of three year olds. When one is not into something another one is.
It was a healing thing singing along with this video today.
I used to sing along with this a LOT.....
but I had an angry sadness to the acknowledgement that time marches on without some.
Now there is just a bit of the old feelings (just with the end line).
I am thankful discovering the bit more peace.