Memorial Day: Soldiers bring home more than their uniforms

I don’t think anyone has any idea the effect of what serving in the military or in war has on a person and his/her family. It’s something that one never “gets over.” My father served as a foot soldier in WWII, fought at the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes. He never shared anyContinue reading “Memorial Day: Soldiers bring home more than their uniforms”

Five Fab Friday – (5 things I’m grateful for)

That nobody really cares that its not Friday Elmer’s glue. This puddle of white goo gave me endless hours as a child. Although I never stepped out of my comfort zone to actually eat it as some of my contemporaries were fond of doing at the time I did love lathering it on the palmContinue reading “Five Fab Friday – (5 things I’m grateful for)”

A few of my favorite things . . . gratitude

weeping willows wheat fields sound of a sprinkler smell of a freshly cut lawn the feel of Bryant’s arm pulling me close when I first crawl into bed first cuddle of 1st snooze alarm in morning Elisabeth’s laughter Rachel’s blue eyes Dad’s blue eyes Mom’s soft warm cheek of her last hug first news thatContinue reading “A few of my favorite things . . . gratitude”