I’m doing some research on what life was like during the 1930s for a new book I’m contemplating starting and I’ve discovered that books like those shown here are an excellent source of information. I have three such books–two that include stories about my adoptive family and a third that came from my birth family. […]
I’m pleased today to have Denise Roessle as a guest today. Denise is the author of her recently released memoir Second-Chance Mother . Her book is currently available as an e-book and is scheduled to be released as a hard copy book in early 2012. You can read my review of Second-Chance Mother at Story Circle Book […]
1 And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This census first took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So all went to be registered, everyone to his own city. 4 Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into […]
…it’s time for our traditional Christmas puzzle! Our Christmas celebrations have changed over the years. When the kids were young it was a magical time of experiencing it through their eyes. Those were the days of anticipation, advent calendars, (or homemade Christmas chains), candy canes, and watching Christmas specials on TV. We had a tradition […]
Since we celebrated Christmas a few weeks ago with the grands, our actual Christmas will be quiet and low key. Just the way I like it. Thought I’d share a few images from our home–it’s barely decorated–again, just the way I like it. The older I get, the more I appreciate simplicity. We found this […]
Is it just me? Or does time seem to be whizzing by for others too? It seems that the older I get the faster time passes. Sometimes I wonder if there is some kind of freaky physics thing happening that is causing time to move faster than it once did. Whatever happened to the days […]
I was born to be a grandma. I adore being a grandma. Gerry and I are home from Calgary where we spent a few days in grandparent paradise. We started a tradition a few years ago of having an early Christmas celebration with the grandchildren that gets more fun with each passing year! From watching […]
I’m a excited to be a guest at Wrote by Rote today where I’m sharing some tidbits about the process of writing my memoir. I hope you will pop over and read my post as well as some of the other wonderful posts that have been featured recently.