Walking Here While I Remember There

Walking is something I began doing when I lived in New Hampshire.  The scenery is really too lovely to ignore although the weather does not always cooperate.  It makes those nice days call louder to draw me outdoors. Now I am in Florida.  I like to imagine that I am still walking those New Hampshire […]

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Back to School – One More Time

Since 1982 I have been doing the “back to school” thing- yes, for 32 years. At first it was exciting. As a parent of young children, back then, it was fun and scary to see them go off to their first day. I used to take first day of school photos of the kids all […]

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Christmas Last Year

Christmas day last year, 2010, was spent in my rental house. In fact we did Christmas a week late since my daughter was sick Christmas day. We spent the day with my daughter and her boyfriend and his daughter and my son. There was plenty of snow and we went outside to try out the […]

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Remembering Richie at Christmas

Last year Richie was with us for Christmas and he was a pest. He tore the ribbons off the packages and wanted to be right in the middle of all the festivities. That was his personality. He seemed fearless and he was very demanding. He’d look at me with half closed eyes as if to […]

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My Christmas Story

It’s Christmas Eve day and the snow is coming later in the day so hubby has been working in the barn finishing up his outside work on our 50 acres while I have been baking like mad for the big family gathering tomorrow. All four kids live close by and come to our farmhouse, with […]

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