Posts made in August, 2015

All Hands on Deck!!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

All Hands on Deck!!

I hoisted the birdbath bowl over my head and walked to the office.  Minutes earlier, Mama had taken on the task of cleaning out the muck and placing it in the sun to dry.   Now, I placed the birdbath on the stand and realized thirty years ago the birdbath entered our family. My father wasn’t a supporter of child labor laws, but in my fifth and sixth grade years it certainly felt like he was.  Directly across the street from our home was a flower nursery.  Dad thought I needed to learn work skills.  My entrance to the workforce started with me punching a time clock after school at our...

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Buss Family Vacation!!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Buss Family Vacation!!

  Starting out at four thirty in the morning. Driving 700 hundred miles on the first day. Riding through the painted desert with no air conditioning. Two meals per day, breakfast and dinner, because there was no reason to stop sightseeing for lunch. These are just a few of the many memories from my childhood family vacations.  My parents took our family from coast to coast.  We were introduced  to multiple national monuments and historical sites.  All of this helped create the foundation for what I believed were “traditional” family vacations. Fast forward twenty five years and I find...

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