The Luck of Learning Life’s Lessons

By Diana Staresinic-Deane, Blogger of the Month for March 2015 For my last post about luck, I want to write about the luck of learning life's lessons. A few years ago, a mental health colleague commented on how we often learn the most from those mistakes that leave us feeling a little sick in the stomach [...]

Visiting Your Own County {Staycation}

By Diana Staresinic-Deane, Unearthing Stories on the Prairie A few months ago, I started a new job: managing our local county history museum. For a local history junkie like myself, it’s a dream come true, and I feel giddy every time I start a shift in the 1888 two-story limestone depot-gone-museum. But I’ve discovered something interesting. Many [...]