Category Archives: Family

A Great Man

Life is good, and sweet and short.  A great man left this earth recently.  He was not famous, nor perfect, nor rich in material goods, but in the wealth that matters, he was blessed.  He loved his family, his friends, … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood Memories, Family, Friends, Gratitude, Special Characters | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Hoosier Kids

Mothers’ Day brings back memories that grow more vivid, more distinct, more special with each passing year… I was a Hoosier Kid. No, not from the lovely state of Indiana, but one of those kids who hung on the side … Continue reading

Posted in About Me, Being At Home, Childhood Memories, Family, Hoosiers | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

MOB Scene

Life is Good.  Sweet, and Short.  And the Ordinary truly is the Extraordinary. Our beautiful, clever, witty and wonderful daughter, Wilma married a truly special, generous, loving & handsome man, Garth, last month. They planned a simple, very meaningful, private … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Weddings | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Dear Halloween…

Life is Good.  Sweet & Short.   And the Ordinary truly is the Extraordinary… Dear Halloween, When I was a little girl, you provided lots of giggles on dark & starry nights as friends, cousins and I carried our brown … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Holidays, Small Towns | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

More Wonderful Words from My Whispers in the Wind…

Last night, unknown to me until the early and still-dark hours of today, Charlesy Jane wrote of “Yesterday.”  The word, to me, about one decade older than Charlesy Jane, immediately brings the music of the Beatles to mind. Yet, there … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Gratitude, Shared Blogs | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Dear Mark Zuckerberg, I Love You

Life is Good, Short, & Sweet. Savor the ordinary, for it is the extraordinary.  And keep in touch with your friends… We sat in the center of a large, rather nice restaurant – Wilt and I, Walter and Betty, Wilma … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, Small Towns | Tagged , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Happy Father’s Day, Daddy

Life is Good,  Short & Sweet.  And it’s truly the ordinary things that make it extraordinary. Jackie Gleason always made him toss his head back and give a good belly laugh. Saturday night TV always meant Lawrence Welk, with Dad’s … Continue reading

Posted in Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments