Alcan Adventure

The historical Alcan Highway was built in 1942 during World War II.  Due to the perils of shipping goods from the USA to Alaska, the solution was to build this connecting highway. It is known as the greatest engineering feat of the 20th century.  Men worked in freezing weather at seventy to ninety degrees below…

Momma Mia

Born as an only child, in a small Heidi like village called Shuen Ecken, in the Eiffel mountains of Germany, my mother Maria Herzig Crane inherited the strength and spirit to survive the war.  Momma Mia was strong willed and unyielding in her determination to live according to her beliefs.  Her real beauty shined as…

A Perfumers Delight

My mother once told me “A lady never buys her own perfume.” How lovely it is to receive a bottle of pleasantness from the man who loves you. “Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.” Proverbs 27:9 — I treasure this advice from my…

Kindred Spirits

For a perfect Mother’s day indulgence, on Friday May 12th, 2017 Netflix premiered the latest version of Anne of Green Gables. Anne with an ‘E’ is a sizzling Canadian Broadcasting joint venture!  This Prince Edward Island tale has been spot polished with electric, dramatic acting!  The red-headed-freckled-faced orphan takes on new renegade escapades in which…