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Forever Grateful for My Dad

This blog is unlike anything I have written in the past.  I was going through my attic to see if I could find some Military memories from my dad in honor of Veteran’s Day tomorrow.  What I found instead was the story of his life.  It is beautifully handwritten in his perfect capitalized printing, in…

Looking Back at Grandma’s House

I was having a phone conversation with my cousin Brent, yesterday.  He lives a few hours away from me and we don’t see each other as often as we’d like.  My father was one of 11 children. His mother, my Auntie Reeva, is the last surviving member of that family tree, she is the youngest….

Summertime

I’m always trying to mix it up a little.  I’m unable to embed a YouTube video; therefore it will have to be in the post description. I am my own Juke Box Hero…the songs continue throughout the day and night.  It is often the inspiration behind these blogs. August has arrived; we are fully into…

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Do you remember the Randy Newman song from Toy Story, You’ve Got A Friend In Me? Here are a few of the lyrics: You’ve got a friend in me You’ve got a friend in me When the road looks rough ahead And you’re miles and miles from your nice warm bed You just remember what…

Live Long and Prosper

People come into our lives in a variety of ways. Our family and friends are a tremendous resource that leads to a full and rich life.  Sometimes the people we also love and admire are from a distance, as in the case of Leonard Nimoy. Iconic words that are always attached to him… Live Long…

Make a Wish

When was the last time you made a wish?  Did you blow out the candles on your birthday cake? Or, did you see a dandelion and decide that was your perfect opportunity.Here’s what I learned about the dandelion.  For many people, it’s just a visual appeal that stops you in your tracks.  That’s what happened…

Peace

Come on people now Smile on your brother Everybody get together Try to love one another Right now We are living in some very disturbing times right now. Freedom of speech has been challenged in the most disastrous ways. While we don’t have to agree on everything from politics to religion or anything in between;…

It’s Been a Good Year!

It has indeed been a very good year for me. As I look through my picture library I am reminded of my adventures, good fortune, and wonderful friends. I’m a sports fan! Basketball and Baseball! I play Mah Jongg weekly with good friends! There’s the monthly Book Club and Bunko. I won’t mention my record…

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