Another summer of hot sun, purple petunias, splashes of ice-cold sweet tea and sweaty front porch settin' has come to a close. As most people are packing the season away to make room for fall's cooler temperatures, yellow mums, cinnamon and spice cider and snuggling on the couch, I am not quite ready to let … Continue reading A Glimpse of a Summer Camp Kid
How, you might ask, does one acquire a two-thousand dollar friend...and Why? I don't know how most people do it, but I can tell you the how for me. Most likely it is not even something that is normally done, but we are talking about me here! As far as investments go, I must say, it … Continue reading Take a Peek at My $2,000 Friend
Looking back, thinking of your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and such is sort of like taking homemade picture shows that you load up and watch in your memory from time to time. The making of those memories in the first place is a sacred, special time. Some of those homemade picture show memories are very … Continue reading Looking Back on Messy Toes, Tents and Scooby-Doo
I rode, as a passenger, by the little white stone cottage today. There were people sitting on the porch in those white, wooden rocking chairs; but papaw was not there. He has not been there for a few months now; but every time I go by that cozy little dwelling I look. I look longingly, … Continue reading Won’t See Papaw On the Porch
This past weekend was an eye-opener for me; well actually, possibly more of a reminder than an eye-opener. It was a reminder that I am very spoiled to my daily routine. My days start with quiet time. Silence. Peace. Tranquil. Serene. This quiet time gives my mind time to reach out and touch the day without … Continue reading No Silence in Sight!