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Retro Sunday: Simpler Times

oday’s “Retro Sunday” post will be a bit different. No pictures from the past or oldies music videos. I decided to write about missing simpler times…because I do. 835 more words


The Return of Autumn (first published in Gulf Times)

The bus conductor tapped gently on my shoulder and I looked up at him; “Your stop comes next.” He informed me and went back. I removed my spectacles from the shirt pocket, put them on and looked outside the window. 1,957 more words

Happy Fall Y'all!

(My favorite Fall picture I recently took of my little man!)

It’s that time of year again! The season where baking is endless, fall smells fill the air, cool air comes (if we are lucky in Florida), and Christmas stuff is pushed down your throat (C’mon, you know it’s true!). 535 more words


Front porch musings

“No front porches. My uncle says there used to be front porches. And people sat there sometimes at night, talking when they wanted to talk, rocking, and not talking when they didn’t want to talk.

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The REAL Book Vs. The Technology That Is Trying To Take Over The World!

So I don’t know about the rest of you but I have always been one of those people that loves to read physical novels. I love flipping the pages, I love the smell, I love seeing my progress in a book, and finally that moment when you close the book after finishing it and you just sit there in awe over what you just read. 641 more words

Book Blog

So, visiting family down south a few weeks ago made me realize...

I am such a pampered princess! I’m not totally, because I only do like 2 pedicures a year and rarely shop for myself anymore, but the lifestyle I have gotten accustomed to in the uppity DC area is so different from growing up in the “Durty Durty” (south to those of you not down with the lingo). 680 more words

Faces in Pictures and War Time

Today my family visited the Eisenhower Museum in Abilene, Kansas.  As I strolled through the exhibit, I found myself among a few middle aged folks, those that probably lived through the wars that were being displayed, and my seven year old daughter being the youngest. 649 more words