2016 has been a year of hell.
This blog is going to be rambling. It’s going to go back and forth in the time line and might be confusing. But this is why I didn’t go to Heartland Pagan Festival. First one I’ve missed since we didn’t have the money a few years back.Together Forever

Around 1600 on 7 April 2016, my parents were in a car accident.… read more


RONALD L. “RON”, 81,


Ronald L. “Ron” Montgomery, 81, and Marlene B. (Mattas) Montgomery, 78, passed away from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Marlene passed Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Topeka, KS. Ron passed Monday, April 11, 2016 in Topeka.

Ron was born February 21, 1935 in Anthony, KS to James E. Montgomery and Mary P.… read more

© 1994 Michele Toomey, PhD

It is a mistake to approach life as if it were a test, yet that is what most of us do. We have been taught to think of life as a test, and unfortunately, that is one lesson we usually learn. Everything we do becomes some measure of our worth and proving ourselves becomes our primary goal.… read more

(Letter written in 2003. Interesting how pertinent it has been and really IS right now today!)

Do Not Lose Heart: A Letter To A Young Activist During Troubled Times
by Clarissa Pinkola Estés • Colorado

Mis estimados: Do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the state of affairs in our world right now.… read more