Pickin' & Creatin' in the 1980s

In 1985 my then husband accepted a counseling position in a town outside of Rochester, New York, that I fondly dubbed "Nowhere" New York.  We rented an upstairs flat of an old Victorian home at the corner of a street in town.  I did not work, preferring poverty to spending time with my little girls and we spent the days together playing in the parks, exploring the wooded areas around the big house and catching minnows in the stream out back and then letting them go.  ...more