Category Archives: nostalgia

Angel in the Rough

She was an angel, I think, if angels can be plain, rough, and all crisp around the edges, dressed in hygienic blue. I had read all the La Leche books; and so as it pertained to breastfeeding, I was good … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia

#1 son in front of the blacksmith shop What is nostalgic to one might be nausea-algic to another.  But I must admit I am pathetically nostalgic about my personal upbringing and the young Camelot days raising kids.  And though you … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the Laundry

A storm came in the night—bright jagged lightning with thunder rumbling and crashing in response.  I hugged the covers closer.  Moist air gusted through my open window. It appeared in a single electric moment—a headless apparition floating by my bedroom … Continue reading

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I Only Went in for Dogfood

And I really did not buy these beauties, but I strongly considered it!  Aren’t they cute? They took me down memory lane. My mom used to get hundred’s of wee chicks like this at a time and raise then from … Continue reading

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Color Me Christmas

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Twas the Mess Before Christmas

‘ Twas the mess before Christmas, and all through the house not a thing was in order, not children, not spouse.   The stockings were thrown under beds and on chairs in hopes that dear Mama would soon find them … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

It may seem cliché, but I am thankful for my mom and dad.  Their legacy of love, humor, storytelling, honesty, hard work, and most of all faith that has colored my whole life.  I thank God for them.

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The Real Fly By . . . Endeavor!

Though my hummers were not impressed, the school children certainly were.  I thought I had missed my chance to see Endeavor’s last piggy back flight, but it had been delayed one hour.  So all I had was my point and shoot Kodak. … Continue reading

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Pre-mug Mystery

The mystery and the magic with teacups is that even when served with cookies or fine sandwiches with white bread or even cakes with piles of frosting, the repast is nourishing and calorie free. The mystery and the magic of … Continue reading

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Bread Baking Workshop

My baby sister and her hubby often give recipes on his blog, replete with pictures and method.  They grow a lot of their own produce and make snazzy salads with nasturtiums and such things.  I am a less groovy cook.  I’m more a … Continue reading

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