Category Archives: memories

Day Twenty-two Footnotes and Memories

Found this lurking in my memories today. Written in 2016 and shared without changes. When my brothers and I were growing up our maternal grandparents lived next door. During the summers we spent more time with them than at home … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-one; Footnotes of Its Snowing Again

Well, its snowing again. The thing that concerns me, is that they, the all knowing weather prognosticators, said it appears that we would get a ‘trace to an inch’.¬† The way it is falling out there now, it better stop … Continue reading

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January Twenty First; On This Your Day My Son

Happy birthday my son, my rock. When I think back, I had pretty much decided that I would never know the feeling of having someone call me mom. I would never feel a small hand holding mine, never get those … Continue reading

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Day Twenty; Footnotes The Strength in Words

Somehow I think he knows. Even though he removed the apps from the phone, I think he knows. I took my mother to pick up dad’s medicine not quite an hour after my son had finished his lunch and gone … Continue reading

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January Twentieth; A Totally Different World

“What are you going to do today?” ¬†Nearly every time I hear that question it doesn’t matter what I was going to do, those plans were just changed. Today mom and I will be returning to the big box store … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen, Footnotes Together We Manage

One thing is certain, that batch of chili bites back. Live and learn, consider carefully what ingredients you are pouring into the pot. The thing about it though, it really warms you up when its cold. This morning not long … Continue reading

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Just for Fun

 So the following is actually from 2013 so a bit more than five years ago..but.. Five years ago I was writing blogs on myspace…I had challenged myself to reach 1000 blogs before my 50th birthday. This was one of the … Continue reading

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January Eighteenth; Faith Over Fear, Reaching the Peace of Home

The following happened in 2020, I made three separate posts about the one incident. To all of those who was traveling the main road above my house. Thank you for slowing and not hitting my crazy escape artist dog. Poor … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen; Footnotes Snow Much Fun..Is It Spring Yet? Including a Photo or Two

I couldn’t resist any longer. I sat here this morning watching out the window, hearing the woods behind the house calling to me. I ignored it as long as I could, but finally gave in and decided I was heading … Continue reading

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January Seventeenth; Listen to the Echoes

Today we remember and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. A man who had a dream. The following links will give some information on who he was and his famous often quoted speech. The third link is to … Continue reading

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