Tag: LetonsLetters

Rosie the Riveter

Letters From Leton: Rosie the Riveter!

As many (if not most) of you know, I love history–Learning from those who faced challenges and interacted with friends (and former enemies) and learning why they did what they did. One aspect of being a lover of history is iconic pictures (pictures, after all, are worth 1,000 words) and paintings from those times. A picture that… Read more »

Letters From Leton: In Flew Enza

“I had a little Bird Its name was Enza I opened up the window and In flew Enza” In 1918 a terrible world flu outbreak occurred. In America alone, over 600,000 folks passed. Dr. Joseph Smiddy shared with me that he had asked his great aunt about the times and the impact on folks in… Read more »

Letters From Leton: When Things Click!

Have you ever tried to do something that was very hard for you but seemed easy for others? Maybe it was learning to play an instrument. Solve a math problem. Ride a bike. Work a farm tractor. I suspect that frustration welled up in you-internal doubt about your capabilities. Maybe even anger! Perhaps this was made… Read more »