bits and pieces that have kept me going in 2022
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The school year is almost finished. It was something of an ambush for many. We thought things would be settling out. They did not. Following are some of…
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This is Jim Schmotzer, but mom always called me jimmy , a newsletter about ideas, words, feelings and more.
Knock, knock. Who’s there? Corona. Corona who? Corona. Your friendly global pandemic. You’ve got to be kidding. Okay, try this. Knock, knock. Who’s…
You've heard it all before (read, throughout 2020). "We are never going back to the ways things used to be." And, "Little by little things will get…
In the midst of the pandemic I found support from family, friends, long walks and good tea. Additionally I either lost myself or found myself (depending…
James Richard Lester Schmotzer born: March 18, 1954 Portland born and raised childhood of neighborhood adventures and friends with unpredictable…
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Barbara Lester Schmotzer Higley born: March 21, 1932 raised in “the country” Daddy died and Mama went cold in’41 family never quite recovered moved to…
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Jim Schmotzer, but mom always called me jimmy