Memories, and other sweet!s

"...remember someone said that God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December...." ~J.M. Barrie, "Courage" (The Rectorial Address Delivered at St. Andrews University, 1922 May 3rd) ...more

Rain. A sweet! for me... a curse for others.

Our rain started last night. A determined, confident rain that would match any long-distance runner in the Olympics... persistent and focused ....more

Thirty-Four Years... wait, thirty-four years?

One thing you learn in a long marriage is how many sneezes to wait before saying, "Bless you." ~Robert Brault ...more

Sweet is the voice of a sister...

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow, and wise is the counsel of those who love us. ~Benjamin Disraeli ...more

Getting Unstuck, and other sweet!s...

At the time of my last 'sweet' post, I mentioned going through one of the boxes of my mom's things and crying when I came across her uneaten...more

The Last First 25 Years...

"The first fact about the celebration of birthdays is that it is a good way of affirming defiantly, and even flamboyantly, that it is a good thing to be alive." ~G.K. Chesterton, "Our Birthday," 1935 ...more

Slide Projectors and other sweets

Last Saturday night I pulled out my grandmother's slide projector, propped it on my kitchen table, and went back in time...more

Parades, Freedom, and other sweet!s...

"I been one poor correspondent, and I been too, too hard to find, but it doesn't mean you ain't been on my mind." ~ America, "Sister Golden Hair" Despite good intentions, I don't blog as much as I'd like anymore, or have time to visit...more

A few truly rich men I have known ...

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty....more

A Different Kind of Mother's Day

My mom is a neverending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune. ~Graycie Harmon...more