Category Archives: memories

this is what I imagined

We’re at the beach for the long weekend. Our niece and our three “grand” kids are here. The house is full; of people, of noise, and of laughter. This is one of the ways I imagined things would be like … Continue reading

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It’s like a walk down memory lane

I never really paid attention until today, but your Facebook page is like a walk down memory lane.   I am not someone who posts on there a lot.  I lurk, reading my family and friend’s posts and comment if the … Continue reading

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then Thursday turned into Friday in Paradise

Thursday was another perfect day in Cozumel.  We chilled after breakfast, reading on the balcony of our room.  Our friends were due to arrive at lunch time.  I have to admit I was excited to see them.  We haven’t seen … Continue reading

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a letter to my nephew

Dearest Brian, Why?  That is the question in my mind and in the minds of every one else.  Father Len said it is something we will never know.  We just had to accept it.  I don’t really want to and … Continue reading

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Davy Jones is no longer a monkey

I think every female that grew up in the sixties sighed when they heard the news that Davy Jones had died Wednesday.  Part of the pop group The Monkeys, he seemed to be the favorite of all the females. I … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace JoePa

Joe Paterno, the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions for 46 years, passed away this morning of complications from his treatment for lung cancer.  It’s a sad day for college football fans the world over. His football credo … Continue reading

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the apartment with the train

My favourite aunt, as I was growing up, was my Aunt Carolyn.  Unfortunately, she left us way too soon. She was my momma’s sister.  Although we didn’t live close to one another, we wrote letters back and forth.  She encouraged … Continue reading

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I’ve never been is so much physical pain

Several years ago, when we were living in Houston, I fell down the steps at a friend’s house.  The result was a dislocated shoulder with a rotator cuff torn in 3 places. No, this was not a wild party.  We … Continue reading

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I’ll be home for Christmas

Home is where the heart is, and my heart is at the beach.  That’s where I’ll be for Christmas. Last year, I didn’t do a lot of decorating at our house here in Richmond.  I think I put the wreath … Continue reading

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wine, turkey, and song

Thanksgiving at my sister’s house is always an adventure.  This year was no different. There were 12 of us, 5 kid and 7 adults.  There was the ballet of cooking in the kitchen, lots of football, and the guys cleaning … Continue reading

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