Monthly Archives: November 2015

Mother

Tiny Florence trembled.  Damp, cold air wrapped around her like a shroud.  The light from the open grave grew brighter but held no warmth for the young orphan.   “Oh miss?” her teeth chattered as she spoke.  “When will it … Continue reading

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Day 10 NaBloPoMo

  This is the first challenge I have taken as a blogger and I have to admit, it’s not as easy as I thought it would be.  Blog every day for a month.  That’s all.  You are even given a … Continue reading

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Sage

Last spring I purchased a pretty little sage plant marked down at a local nursery.  I always have these big intentions of using herbs in my cooking and I do sometimes, but I always hate to cut the fresh herbs … Continue reading

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My Favorite Weed

I know what you’re thinking.   My favorite weed.  Me-a child of the 60’s. Well nothing could be further from the truth.   Yes, I dressed like a hippie and listened to all that psychedelic music.  But weed?  Nope, never … Continue reading

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Apples

Today’s blog will be by someone else!  I just discovered an apple recipe that looks easy and delicious.  Hasselback Apples. See what you think… http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=4608262676&blog=386855

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Warnings from my mom

My Mom was the queen of warnings…. she really believed my brother and I would not survive past childhood.  And it would be all her fault for not warning us of all the dangers.  Here are just a few of … Continue reading

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The Hope Chest

Do today’s young women know what a Hope Chest is?  Are they still a “thing”? Hope Chests have been around for a long time.  Young unmarried girls would collect things to place in their hope chest, things that they hoped … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST LOVE STORIES OF ALL TIME

The greatest love stories seldom contain the words “Happily Ever After.”    Instead they are stories of love, friendship, commitment, devotion, generosity, selflessness, tenderness, and even philanthropy. The many love stories I have witnessed in my lifetime have often begun with … Continue reading

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The Bike Rider

One of the goals of NaBloPoMo is to write outside your comfort zone.  About a month ago, I witnessed a small girl riding her bike along a busy street.  I couldn’t stop thinking about her.  I actually feared she would … Continue reading

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The S Hook

    How often do you get exactly what you need? Yes that is a rhetorical question. But in this case…. no, it isn’t. I had a little garden sculpture that was given to me by two of my best … Continue reading

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