I came upon this poem today, author unknown, and it just seemed right for me to share it on my blog. It's been awhile since a limb has fallen from my immediate family tree and we have only God to thank for this. Yet others, very recently, in our biblical community have lost fathers, mothers, husbands, … Continue reading A Fallen Limb
About Grandsons Grandsons make us Proud. Grandsons listen to Family stories, even when they go on and on. Grandsons Surprise and delight us, and sometimes shock us a little. Grandsons know what's Cool, and they keep us up on it, too. Grandsons make us feel Important and wise. Grandsons add Fun to any occasion. Everybody should be … Continue reading Remembering Robert
Sometimes when searching for one thing you come across something entirely different, but the smell of old relics opens your senses, the aged paper catches your eye, and the written words touch deep into your heart; You're caught in the moment and it causes you to wonder once again what her life must have been … Continue reading Revisiting Lottie’s Cardboard Box of Momentos
Friday, May 14, 2021: This post that I wrote eight years ago just prior to father's day awakened my emotions once again. This Father's Day will be our family's first without our patriarch. In addition to COVID, lack of civility toward each other and even racist- and political-based civil unrest leaving coworkers, family, and friends … Continue reading A Poem to Me Mudder
Some of us struggle in life and are too proud to ask for guidance or help. Some lives are in destructive ruts and we are blind to them. We all have a loved one, neighbor, or friend who we might like to help, but we are frozen in fear of being so bold to intrude … Continue reading Life is Precious and Sometimes Wild–Let’s Just Do It!
Reflecting Upon Everyday Moments that became Precious and Often Indelible Memories April 15, 2013--marked the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, the world's oldest annual marathon. The popular event is held annually on Patriots' Day, to commemorate the 1775 battles of Lexington and Concord that kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). Events in Boston … Continue reading Patriots Day, Boston 2013: Another Indelible Memory
Today is Monday, March 25, 2013, and we're in Southern Maryland -- a few days into Spring --- and we awakened to newly fallen snow that promises to continue into tomorrow. And when letting the dogs outside, it just seemed appropriate to enjoy yet another gift from above. It was so crisp and clean it … Continue reading Ah Spring, You Have Come!