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I’ve Got a Secret

I’ve Got a Secret

Since they moved in next door, Daisy and Marie-Claire have been best friends. They go to the same school, they take dance classes together and often play...

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When Did I Do That?

When Did I Do That?

The slushy aftereffects of the last snowfall still hid the yard in patches. The kids were in school, Steve was at work, I did not have class and my housework...

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The Blues and the Grays

The Blues and the Grays

What makes cold sunless days so dismal? As I have stated previously, I really like clouds. Even when the sky is one big gray cloud, I take note. Clouds...

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Hurry Up

Hurry Up

Life has a way of speeding up. It’s 1958. How did that happen? My son is starting to stand so tall, he will be looking me in the eye soon. Daisy...

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Cold Enough For You?

Cold Enough For You?

The weather was gruesomely winter. Since the first of the new year, I have been afraid to remove all of my clothes for fear of catching pneumonia. The...

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Two for Fore

Two for Fore

Christmas had exploded onto most of the houses in my neighborhood. There were lights dangling from rooftops, mounted on trees, wrapping bushes and circling...

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Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum

Ho Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum

For our last card party before Christmas, Gail was the hostess and she wanted to have a pie party. We each needed to make a different kind of pie. I pride...

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A Large Pot of Grateful

A Large Pot of Grateful

Classes for this semester were finally over.  I was a little stressed at the end due to Lucy’s last assignment. The theme was gratefulness, which...

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Count Down To Christmas

Count Down To Christmas

December is usually a well-behaved month. With Santa overseeing all behavior, I rarely have to raise my voice or encourage the angels on my children’s...

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Jailhouse Rock

Jailhouse Rock

Music has always been a part of our lives. Big band tunes helped us get through the war and when Steve and I first dated, I loved love songs and slow dancing....

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