Monthly Archives: May 2012

Star Child turns 16!

This past weekend was an adventure for us as it kicked off Birthday Marathon Week. The Handy Man and I are poor planners blessed to have so many big events in the span of  a short time:  my birthday, Star Child’s … Continue reading

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A Mountain Tradition

Every year our local town holds the Mountain Laurel Festival, and this year was the 50th anniversary. Traditionally there is a parade at ten in the morning, and then all the participants go wander around the various booths of home-made … Continue reading

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How to use a chicken….

I related in my last post how the Handy Man cooked two baking hens for Sunday dinner, which also happened to be Mother’s Day. It was a delightful day off.  We didn’t come close to eating all the chicken, though, … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I remember being in high school and wondering what life would hold for me, and I yearned with deep longing for life to catch up to my dreams. One of my favorite songs the year I was a senior in … Continue reading

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better late than never

This spring has just flown by.  Somehow in the craziness of our lives, the garden was put to the side. And then there were several weeks in a row when we had a few free days only to have it … Continue reading

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No coincidence

I find it funny how often people talk about coincidence. I find it funny because I do not believe in coincidence. I don’t believe in random or mere chance–I am utterly and completely convinced of the truth that where man … Continue reading

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Please excuse this post

I know that I am not Miss Manners–there are many ways in which I offend or miss the mark when it comes to proper etiquette.  I do try to do the basics, though:  say please and thank you, write thank … Continue reading

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