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Thanksgiving 2015 ...

There is much to be thankful for again this year.  Family. Health. Friends. And this year added to the list … ancestors.

If you follow my blog you may know that we recently learned that we are descended from  Pilgrims, John & Priscilla Alden and Miles Standish.   211 more words


The Africa in me won’t go to sleep,

so please…

let me be free as the sea.


El África en mi no va dormir, 21 more words


I'm grateful for toilet tissue

In all the Facebook posts about gratitude, have you ever seen someone express thankfulness for toilet paper?

Well, think about it. Where would we be today without cushiony, perforated tissue (disregarding arguments about which way it should be placed on the holder)? 437 more words


Gratitude for myself

For me, it feels right to start giving thanks as the crops grow and the time of the first harvest.  So when Thanksgiving rolls around, it seems to me like it’s a little late. 954 more words



The men with the most sorrows live the longest,

and the happy die young,

These are tests,

To see will you keep breathing,

Or find escapism through substance, 103 more words


My Ancestry

The assignment for day 17 of Writing 101 asks us to use Google maps to create a story of some sort. This assignment was tough for me. 301 more words


Remembering Grandma Farm

NOTE:  With many thanks to my creative friend Lynda Lambert for asking me to be one of her “guest bloggers,” I happily share with you a post from my Word walk blog.  1,439 more words