Ruth Elies (Dix, etc.)
1931 Sun Prairie WI High School Sr.
Organized a dance band at age 13, & many etcs.
(Mud wrestler's great-grandmother and namesake;
A real find made by Dee when cleaning out her Sunday School office at the 1st Congregational UCC here in Waukesha.
A gathering of church history booklets collected by former SS head, Ina Guthrie, was discovered during an office cleaning.. Among these mimeo printings was a 54 page resume of Alfred E. Gregory DD's 25 years of ministry at the 'Congo', written by the good doctor himself.
Here is just the first page:
Confirmed by this gentle and erudite Englishman at the Congregational Church
in Waukesha, I nevertheless went on to lead a picaresque life with few of his strictures and dictates followed.
It is never too late, until it is.......
From today's WRITERS ALMANAC:
Turns over to yawn.
It's been a long, hard rest.
Once, as she lay asleep, her cubs fell
Out of her hair,
And she did not know them.
It's hard to breathe
In a tight grave:
So she roars,
And the roof breaks.
Dark rivers and leaves
When the wind opens its doors
In its own good time,
The cubs follow that relaxed and beautiful woman
Outside to the unfamiliar cities
Rev. Tom Bentz vows to write a poem a day for Lent, and so far he is making it.