Category Archives: History
Women Driving Pioneers It is an accomplishment to drive around Australia, which I did on my own in 2012/13. Later I learned that some great women had done so much earlier. I found in the Women’s Hall of Fame in … Continue reading
The Home of the Dead I have sited many cemeteries in my travels around Australia. There are many stories in these sites. As I was driving this afternoon, on my way to an appointment I heard some of a program … Continue reading
I am concerned that a family member won’t be interested in collecting/saving the family history documents. Continue reading
My collection of family history is immense. I am hoping that when I pass off this world, that at least some of my offspring will find the material of interest and perhaps do more research.
First Day of 2019 My furniture and big boxes all arrived in Deception Bay, just after Christmas. The unit looks chaotic – still, and I have a lot of work to do to sort it all out. I am missing … Continue reading
It’s funny when people think that somehow I am royalty – when I call myself Lady Di, so that they can understand my name.
My Interesting Topic I’ve spoken at two writing events about Obituaries. I met up with some of the attendees beforehand who asked me what I was going to speak about. I’d laugh and say “I bet you are dying to … Continue reading
Old Habits I am a senior, and I do have some “old habits” – some of which relate to domestic chores. One is window cleaning! I was one of the young women who were trained to be “wives and mothers” … Continue reading
I went to the Glass House Mountains yesterday to visit a friend. It was a great day, for several reasons, which I will explain. There were 7 of us at a lovely property, right next door to a big pineapple … Continue reading