Tag Archives: Family

A GLORIOUS DAY!

Today is May 12th. It’s not a particularly outstanding date on the calendar. I looked it up and, of course, there were some historical events that took place on this day. Here are some of the highlights: Race car driver … Continue reading

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LET THE STORY BEGIN

I have begun researching what will probably be my last book. It is based on the incredible photograph my niece discovered during her extensive research into our family history. The photograph is of a distant cousin whose branch in the … Continue reading

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My Trip

My trip to Pennsylvania last week featured one of the heaviest late-March snow storms in the State’s history. Leave it to me, a totally converted Floridian, to wind up in a northern whiteout while it was probably in the high … Continue reading

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LEGACY

It is an hour into Tuesday and I sit bedside with my laptop, staring out the window at a magical snowscape that has taken most of the day for the heavens to create.  I have not seen snow since 1994. … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR WHEN

I am not sure where I am going with this particular posting. The situation is sensitive, but I know that some of you have had to deal with it also. There is a member of my family who is battling … Continue reading

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THE LOLLIPOP STORY

As some of you familiar with my blog may know, I am near publishing a collection of my mother’s writings.   One last-minute suggestion from a good friend was to include in the book some brief personal remembrances of her … Continue reading

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BITTER BITTER

It was cold. How cold? It makes no matter how cold once it reaches a certain depth. You feel it in your bones. Your blood thickens to syrup and your cheek bones, never really felt before, now tingle with pin-like … Continue reading

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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY

 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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HALF-CENTURY…DONE! NEXT…

There are certain events in our lives that often leave us for a loss of words.  Our emotions are so hyped that we cannot accurately express exactly how we feel.  Some such events are priceless moments of happiness like the … Continue reading

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PICTURES WORTH A GAZILLION WORDS

Lucky me! I have some spectacular pictures from times past—family times. The one thing I have learned from them is critical. If you have family pictures, have the people in them identified as soon as possible and make sure each … Continue reading

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