The Year - 1967. The Scene - A Nightmare in the country. The Outcome - Survival of a teen's worst fears.
Deaths Sometimes Come In Threes
A long awaited dream finally comes true for a teenage girl but before it really gets started one of those "Life's Most Embarrassing Moments" happens. Still an influence 40 years later.
A little story about little creatures and the big life lessons we can learn just lesson by being observant and developing a "Feathertude".
Sisters share a special bond with each other. A little story about how 2 sisters finally do have the type of relationship they had longed for.
When you start a DIY project be sure and know where the nearest home improvement store is because sometimes simple does not mean easy.
Loving relationships with your In-Laws can be a reality, not just a dream.
A quick & easy meal with your favorite girlfriends is a great way to end any kind of week, especially one filled with stress & deadlines.
Southern Pecan Pie - and family gatherings go hand in hand. One of the great things too is the ease of making this family favorite!
Got a painting project in mind but not sure what to do next. Well, here's a few good tips and ideas from a long time Do It Yourself gal.
A little of your time some Caramel, Nuts, Coconut, a little flour and butter can make this lusciously rich Frozen Caramel Dessert a new requested family favorite.
So many Traditions can happen with no planning at all while others require diligence to insure they continue. Traditions are not always easy but families usually boast about those Traditions that are unique to their gang. Be brave and start a new Tradition this year, something you've wanted to do...
Just a short little story about images that can be evoked by something as simple as picture on the wall. A little light humor to hopefully bring a smile.
A little story that will cause you to ponder !?! And it was actually first written by hand because my computer was sick.
When a child is able to spend quality time with their Grandparents, or as I like to call them, "Grands", they learn valuable life lessons. This little story about my Grands recalls days spent in the country and some of the many adventures that took place.
As kids Brothers and Sisters may fight and scrabble now and then. But, when everyone's all grown up they learn to depend on each other and bask in each other's accomplishments.
Traditions keep a family alive and strong. That is Traditions and Pecan Pie. With Thanksgiving and the holidays just around the corner try this Pecan Pie. It might become your family's next Food Tradition.
Christmas for most is a very special time of the year... Especially for children. As each holiday season gets close memories of past Christmas start to fill our minds. I am blessed to have many happy memory making holiday excursions. One special one involved seeing Santa make an appearance in a...
Something, hopefully, we all take with us throughout our lives is our ... Imagination. This little story is based on my son and some curious Imaginary Penguin friends of his that came to stay at our house on the cove when he was just a little guy. And then just as surely as they were there, one...
In the game of life, the Journey of Grief, is perhaps the most difficult experience you will go through. Especially, when the loved ones being grieved are parents. Know that their is no set in stone process, only different phases that everyone must go through to finish the journey. Hopefully, the...
Brothers, close in age, both playing baseball, learn it's ok to be competitors. And somehow mom survives it the summer the rivalry began.
Who says or even has the right to say it for that matter, that getting older is a bad thing. It's something everyone is always doing. Since it's a fact of life you might as well embrace it and enjoy the adventure.
Without even knowing it we teach by our example. Sharing a few life lessons learned from my Grands and my recipe for Luscious Flan.
Growing up boys to be "Good Men" is not always an easy task for single mothers, but it can be done as this story proves. A mother shares her pride as she reveals just a little about how her sons have become "Good Men".
We Wait to be born, to grow up, for appointments. All throughout our lives we spend hours in the waiting mode. Here's just a few thoughts for you to ponder while your waiting for your next ? ? ?
Becoming a Grandparent causes one to reflect about how much of an influence Grands do have on your life. Things shared and learned by Grands can have a lasting impression.
So many of life's memories are made Around The Table of life. Many of my family's memories have been made by sharing Pat's Famous Cheesy Bean Dip. Traditions often start while gathered around the table.