Edith Cook Online

Confounded

January 26, 2017
This page is supposed to be a blog site but I'm having lots of trouble, particularly with trying to upload photos. Need some help with this but it will have to wait until I've returned to Wyoming. Sorry, dear readers, for the inconvenience.
 

Unitarian Universalist Church of Brazos Valley

January 19, 2017
This church in College Station is one I attended last year. When I attended earlier this month, I learned that the church & grounds had ben "condemned" via Eminent Domain: the city wants the property in order to expand the streets going--the church sits on a corner.

"We got a good settlement," a trustee told me. "We'll be able to build a new church--but need to find the right location."

Until ten, the congregation and its pastor will use the Jewish Hillel Center on A&M's campus to hold services...
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In Texas

January 19, 2017
Wintering in Texas, in a travel trailer on my son's second property:  Time to unpack

  

  

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2017 has arrived

January 9, 2017
Happy New Year, Dear Readers!

for most of 2016, I was unable to access this page. Now that the difficulties have been cleared, I want to mention that I currently winter in Southeast Texas--you'll see some pictures soon. Fo now, here is a snapshot of the hunters in my family: Walter, my oldest (second from left) and Frank, my middle son (first on left) with Frank's two sons, Brett (to the right of Walt) and Colton (first on the right). Frank and family (spouse not shown) visited Walter and fami...
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Gala Event in Cheyenne, Dec. 3, 2016

December 1, 2016
Here is what's happening: Several authors, myself included, will be reading at the library in Cheyenne on Saturday, from 3:30 to 5:00 PM. I'll bring my guitar. for a bit of musical fare while people wander in. Open and free to the public. Refreshments provided. 

This is in celebration of the recently-published Blood, Water, Wind, and Stone: An Anthology of Wyoming Writers. Hope to see you there!


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Singing with my cousin

October 27, 2016
Let's see if this works. My cousin and I recently sang this song (in German) about a mill in the Black Forest. Sorry, can't seem to upload it here Will try on the Music Gallery page. Here are a couple of pics from our singing:


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On the road but wrapping things up

October 2, 2016
Edith and I are wrapping up our tour of Utah and Arizona. Besides the national parks, our travel led us to the family histories we uncovered in our talks while driving. Food for thought and further writing. By the way, one of my personal essays, "Windy Acres," is slated to appear in a forthcoming anthology of Wyoming writers, titled Blood, Water, Wind, and Stone. Our editor is arranging "gala events" of readings and appearances in a number of Wyoming locales. More on that later.  


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Visiting with my cousin

September 26, 2016
My friend and cousin from Germany, Edith Possel, is currently visiting. We'll travel in Utah in celebration of her two-and-a-half years of cancer-free living. You'll hear about our  travels shortly.



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Inside

September 14, 2016
We've had a cold snap and I'm staying indoors. Here are a couple of pics, recently taken inside, showing some of my living space. The second one shows Abby, my dog, barely there at the far right.

     

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Here they are

August 20, 2016
 

Kids with Andy in firetruck at Frontier Days parade; kids on my gate. Below: rainbow seen from back of my house



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About Me


Edith Cook Though I now live in Wyoming, I make frequent return trips to California with visits to travel club members along the way. At home I play classical guitar, enjoy gardening and cooking, and participate in group yoga. Getting together with family and friends is high on my agenda. I value people who write or make music and love it when my adult children and their offspring play their instruments, sing songs with me, or discuss what they read and write. Such gatherings help me cope with the losses in my life, which have been severe. Next year I hope to visit family in Germany.

 

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