Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving, Macy’s, and History

The dressing is in the crock pot, the potatoes au gratin are in the other crock pot,and the hams are in the slow roaster oven. I've done all the prep I can for now, so it's time for the parade! My mother always watched the parade while she prepared for Thanksgiving - so I've got…
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Thanksgiving Eve Musings

It is Thanksgiving Eve and I have much to be thankful for as tomorrow approaches. Several of my friends have been posting 30 days of thankfulness on social media and I've heard many conversations of thankfulness.In the midst of this thankful atmosphere, I admit to having some sadness. I miss some of the past. I…
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Sweet 16

Our daughter turned 16 this past week, and on her birthday, she was in a Mosaic concert (this is a concert with back to back performances by all the different bands and choruses with no break between) at her school. She was given a solo during the finale. So in honor of her birthday and the…
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Memories from the Corners of my Mind

I am participating in NaNoWriMo this year (which essentially is a challenge to write a novel (or 50,000) words in the month of November. I've tried this before and not completed,but I'm going to give it a good shot. I've decided to write a memoir. I'm not sure there's much difference between a memoir and…
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