Monthly Archives: March 2013

Saturday Night, Pepsi-Cola, and soda crackers

Soda crackers?  Really?  They were considered a treat? It was 1961, and Saturday night was my favorite night of the week.   Because Sunday morning and Sunday School followed Saturday night… it was bath night.  Everyone got scrubbed from head … Continue reading

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The Red, Red, Robin!

After a late season winter storm, this poor little robin took a walk on my newly shoveled walk. He may be a bit confused at all the snow but he triggered a musical memory for me.  Thanks Mr. Robin! I … Continue reading

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I was Primitive, before Primitive was cool

Many folks are following the primitive decorating trend now.  It’s all about using antiques and rustic-looking objects to decorate your home.  It’s also about recycling and repurposing objects that you may already have or that you can buy cheaper than … Continue reading

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National Ag Day

Check out the winning video essay for National Ag Day March 19 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=96nkePrvpVI

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Seven Sentence Story

      Shoppers, who at first had formed an orderly line, suddenly surged forward like the gush of a fire hydrant to extinguish a blaze. I squeezed tightly but felt the small hand  slip away. My fearful shouting could … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Adventures of Dairy Carrie… I think I Need a Drink!:
So recently I have received messages from several people about some very wrong information that is floating around the internet. Of course I feel the need to get…

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First Kiss

We were out on a date.  In my Daddy’s car.  We hadn’t driven.  Very Far. Oh wait that was the Last Kiss.  Sorry. Back in the 60’s there was a phrase  – “Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed.”  I don’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Spring 1967.  Unpacking the luggage from our 1963 Chevy Bel-Air.   We were returning home from a cross-county road trip from Ohio to California and back to visit my brother who was stationed at Ft. Ord, California, near Monterey. It … Continue reading

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This hardly seems fair…am I missing something?

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