Update! I have reconnected with Kathryn by email! Over 50 years later it is my hope that we will get to know one another again. 🌞 The Fall of 1969 my family moved to Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, England for a year. My Dad began a sabbatical and I was immersed in the life of an EnglishContinue reading “Scanning The Past No. 2: Remembering Headington”
With the help of an Epson scanner, I am starting to sort through photos from the 1940’s and slides and photos from the 1960’s through the 70’s. Regrettably, the slides were kept in less than optimal conditions but it is a worthy challenge :). 1948- My brother Mark, sister Ginny, mother, Florence, and Grandma RubyContinue reading “Scanning the past”
Baking is such fun! Thanksgiving was an opportunity to make Amish Dinner Rolls from the King Arthur Flour website. Today I made Light Spice Holiday Cookies (also from King Arthur Flour recipes) and hunted down the Christmas cookie cutters…and a few other shapes 🙂 In a recent conversation with my niece I shared some ideas for giftsContinue reading “Baking!”
My dad was a wonderful wood worker and all of us kids have several of his pieces. One of mine was a four poster bed that he built from cherry wood when I was about 12 years old. Over the years the bed moved from my childhood home in Upstate NY to RI, then MIContinue reading “Re-purposing Memories and Giving Thanks”
Belated Halloween greetings from the safety of our front porch 🙂
Hmmm…plant expert needed! This delicate flower is blooming amidst a jumble of others from a packet of wildflower seeds. At first I thought it might be Cardinal Flower- but the leaf type doesn’t exactly match. Any thoughts WordPress friends?
The trio in the screened window incorporates one adopted by the foster parents (the little gal in the middle) and the two Tuxies still waiting for their furrever home.
Happily, Caturday turned into fun and games next door. All the remaining fosters ran free around the house with three adults “supervising”. Right. The Mouse Game:
John McCain speaking at Commencement at my alma mater, Ohio Wesleyan University All I can say is, if you are shattered by the presidency of Trump, consider daughter Meghan McCain’s eloquent eulogy McCain Eulogy