Linda Hamer Kennett’s Story Archive

How Much is That Doggy?

          There is no denying we love our fur babies. We dress them in warm coats, feed them only the finest gourmet foods and take them with us wherever we go. Ask any dog owner and they will tell you their dog is a valued member … Read More

Celebrating Fall — Hoosier Style

“When the frost is on the pumpkin, and the fodder’s in the shock, and you hear the kyouck gobble of the struttin’ turkey-cock. Oh it’s then the time a feller is a feeling at his best. When he rises in the morning from a night of peaceful rest…” With these … Read More

Bringing Calm to the Chaos — Helping Your Parents Downsize

It is one of those things we know is inevitable and yet we procrastinate. Our parents are well into their retirement years and they are still in the home where you grew up. The taxes, insurance and maintenance are eating up their disposable income each month and sadly, the home … Read More

The World’s Finest Model Horses — Breyer

Sometimes in life things don’t go according to plan, but with the passage of time, we realize they turned our even better. Such was the case for the Breyer Molding Company of Chicago. In 1950 they were contracted to make a mold of a horse with a western saddle to … Read More

Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?

How well I remember my senior year in high school. Saving up for the latest Beatles album, waiting for trigonometry to sink in and waking each morning to the sound blasting from my Big Ben alarm clock. Who would have thought that those noise nuisances that so abruptly started the … Read More