There are so many memories now of Christmases from long ago … and others from not quite so long ago. Music and candles, the Christmas story and excitement flood my memories of Christmas Eve. Some component of the three of us kids were practicing in
Carol brought out a box of pictures and treasures when we were there for Thanksgiving and I grabbed some things so I could scan them. One piece was a short story my mother wrote about Carol and a bean bag frog. It’s so adorable, I
I love paper. I come by it honestly, my mother was an addict and taught me at a young age to love the stuff. Mom kept Carol and me quiet by giving us a package of paper and sending us off to play. Fashionable purses
Christmas at the Greenwood house was always interesting. How Mom managed to make it merry with everything else that was happening, I don’t know, but it was her favorite holiday and she made sure we had fun. When we were very young, the whole family
This afternoon I was going through some old pictures I scanned a couple of years ago in order to burn them to a CD. My brother’s daughter is looking for pictures of my parents. She never knew Mom and what she knows of Dad was
I love pumpkin. When I was young and mom would ask what dessert I wanted for my birthday, it was pumpkin pie before chocolate cake every time. This recipe for pumpkin bars is the best I’ve ever eaten. It is incredibly moist and the taste
I have a tendency to create deadlines for myself and when I push up against them, the next thing I do is is fight like crazy to meet them. It’s always been that way. I do my best work when I am meeting a deadline.