“Sunrise, sunset, Sunrise, sunset, Swiftly fly the years. One season following another, Laden with happiness and tears.” (from Fiddler on the Roof, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick)   The year I turned fifty, I became a grandmother. This year, my husband and...

Up and Away!

Before the pandemic, we missed the Susquehanna Balloon Festival because we went out of town for our granddaughter’s birthday. After being cancelled for two years, it resumed this year a week earlier, so my husband and I attended. The weather couldn’t have been better:...

National Train Day

In 2008, Amtrak created National Train Day to promote riding a train. Although not an official holiday, Amtrak declared it for the Saturday closest to May 10. That’s May 7 this year (2022). Trains have played an important role in American history, and they are...

Heart’s Desire Facebook Launch Party

I’ve scheduled an online party for release day, July 27, 2021, 7:30-9:00 PM EDT. Go to my FB author page: https://www.facebook.com/bethewestcott(Heart’s Desire Facebook Launch Party/Facebook)I’m stepping out of my comfort zone with this, but...