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Eight Things To Remember When Chasing...

I am one who has always enjoyed delving into the past and digging up facts and memories of events of long ago.  This journey has brought me face to face with people and events from my memories, and enriched the life I live in the present. I have discovered the need to keep a balance […]

To Remember Once Again

To Remember Once Again

Many years ago as my son and I were looking through the tattered boxes of my great aunt Hallie Rogers’ memories and keepsakes, he studied the images of her young son who had died in WWII.  His question still haunts me regarding those who have died for this great nation. “Mom, who will remember them?  Someone has […]

Old Sheldon Ruins

The Old Sheldon Church Ruins near Yemassee, South Carolina was at first “just a place we saw on the map.” That was eighteen years ago when my husband, Sheldon, was only 52 years old. I didn’t joke him about his age and the name of the church ruins being Old Sheldon…. Well, maybe just a […]


I didn’t especially NOT like cats – not the way my mother didn’t like cats. I mean, when a stray cat would accidently gain entrance into our kitchen screen door and mother would chase the poor thing all around the kitchen with a broom and the cat would get its claws hung in the screen […]

About Ritchie

Ritchie Hale is an inspirational travel blogger. With camera, notepad, and maps, she is always ready for the next adventure. Pastors wife for the past 46 years, and retired from teaching elementary children, she continues to enjoy traveling, and spending time with her 3 grown children 10 Grands.


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