This post is by my daughter Alli. My husband is on active duty in the US Army , and for our first holiday season together we were living in a little town called Sierra Vista, Arizona, which is adjacent to Fort Huachuca, where he was stationed. Since we had only been married since the previous January […]
Myra and I took her birthday beach walk today, and for the first time, we sat on my bench, watching a beautiful sunset over the ocean. It was magical and sentimental and inspired me to write this about granola. Granola??? I hardly ever ate it, despite being a product of the sixties. Then about ten years ago I […]
At the risk of repeating myself (which I do constantly according to my family) I have to say how incredibly blessed I feel to be alive and healthy and be able to be with my children and the whole family to share Thanksgiving. On a slightly less positive note, at dinner tonight I had the […]
Our family will pause during Thanksgiving dinner and each of us will take a moment to mention what we’re most thankful for in the past year. Other than that, I have to confess our holiday is all about food. The eating begins the moment I arrive at my sister’s house. I put down my suitcase and head for […]
When we moved into our house about four years ago, we inherited a great apple tree in the backyard. I have a black thumb, and the apples on this tree are the ONLY evidence of plant life that managed to successfully survive under my care. The tree had another bumper crop this year. And since my sister Carla always makes […]
I went to work out at Jane’s today. She wasn’t home when I left, but as usual, I stopped by the chocolate jar on my way out…. I couldn’t read the sign until I got closer….