Posts Categorized: Holidays

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mom week concludes… Today is the day.  Celebrate your Moms of the past, Moms of today and Moms of the future. In the past year, three good friends have become Moms for the first time and it has been special to watch, listen and read about their adventures in motherhood.  The universal constant among all… Read more »

“Don’t make fun of your Grandma!”

Mom week continues, with a tip of the memory to the previous generation. Before I get into telling tales of Mom, no tribute would be complete without some thoughts and smiles about Grandma. After my parents divorced, visitation with Dad’s side of the family was every other weekend.  Always at Grandma and Grandpa’s house.  It… Read more »

Moms

This week ends with Mother’s Day, so I think it’s an appropriate time to dedicate this week’s posts to stories about Moms. My parents divorced when I was very little and my Dad remarried shortly after that, giving me two Moms for most of my life.  As was customary in those days, my sister and… Read more »

My own personal Peep show

Now going on day five of my imprisonment due to my convalescing foot.  Today was the first day I could almost stand flat on it without jerking like I was on hot coals.  That must mean it’s healing, right? Fortunately, Floridians usually err on the side of a well-stocked pantry/fridge.  This tends to be the… Read more »

Everyone should be a Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day and I have decided to recount to all of you how I honored my Mom every year after her passing.  A few loyal readers of my old blog may have heard this tale before, but I hope to add a few new bits to the dialog. As stated earlier (in the post… Read more »

Flower of youth

Ah, February.  With it comes my second favorite holiday of the year (we’ll get to my favorite in a later post). Not difficult to figure out what day that is, obviously, so let me hasten on to today’s “memory lane” entry and explain why. I love flowers.  All flowers, really, but certainly the flowers that… Read more »