Suddenly It's Spring
A note to my readers
Shortly after Clyde and I were married in 1954, he said, “Honey, let’s go to
Sometime during those early years I read a book titled ‘Go North Young Man’ by Gordon Stoddard which changed my mind about
From the time we left our home in the lower 48 and drove to
For years everyone I wrote those letters to nagged me to compile them into a book. I had no intention of doing that! There were far too many other things that needed doing to take on that particular project. Finally, after saving my letters and photographs for years, they boxed them all and sent them back to me with instructions to take some of the adventures I had written about and put them in a book. And so I did, finally. I called it “Journey to a Dream”, and was surprised and pleased by how well it has sold. I was even more surprised (and pleased!) by my readers’ requests that I write a sequel. People wanted to know more about life on the homestead, and about what happened to our children: how they grew up and where they are now. I hope this book will answer some of those questions.
We lived 14 months in
After two and a half years working in
The whole purpose in coming to
I never knew that writing a book could change one’s life so much. But it certainly has changed mine. It has been loads of fun, meeting new people all the time and getting to know new friends from all over the country. I highly recommend it to everyone if you have such a thought...Just try it!