A Lovely Make Do Life

  • A Lovely Make Do Life

    Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.  A poem from the Depression and what it means to me.
  • A month of winter weather for Jewel

        Jewel's Winter in the Great Depression: Surviving Tough Times The Great Depression was a difficult period in American history, and the winter m...
  • Who are Rusty and Jewel

    One of our most frequently asked questions…” Who are Rusty and Jewel?” It was the 30’s. We were in the middle of the Great Depression. Challenging times met by resilient people.
  • Meet Rusty

    Rusty would walk his way to the tracks and just keep walking until his train was in sight.  He would keep his hopes up and his head high waiting for it to slow enough to hop on.  Rusty became a Hobo. 


    Remember...When you have to make do, make it
    A Lovely Make Do Life
  • From Limits to Unlimited

    The stories of resourcefulness amazed me.