Writers Block

Never ever take yourself too seriously Writer's Block Pressing send, Peggy sent her latest draft to her editor and felt the familiar separation anxiety. Elated that she had completed her manuscript, scared that it wouldn't be liked or nobody would want to read it. After her husband Jeffery passed away almost Three years ago Peggy … Continue reading Writers Block

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Cousins

As I was sitting here by the computer checking my blog "Stats" and getting really depressed. I saw on the internet the typical "Cousins" meme. Does anybody actually know what a meme is? OK, back to the topic. I was cleaning out Peter's car when we still lived in Englewood. There was a black SUV … Continue reading Cousins

Grassroots Christmas

We had the pleasure of attending the yearly celebration at the Grassroots Community center. As the guests started arriving volunteers shifted from  preparation to serving. Christmas decorations, good cheer and helpful hands were all in abundance! Now Santa may have an army of elfs but they have nothing on the volunteers from Joe's Kirk, Cope, Yuma … Continue reading Grassroots Christmas

Mystery of undone chores!

Mystery Today's word prompt is mystery. WOULD you believe it I have a story about that too!! I continue to amaze my self!! So before I get to the actual story let me just put a little bit of a background for you. I am the only girl with three brothers. Once they got the … Continue reading Mystery of undone chores!

Blood and guts!!

With Thanksgiving a memory - until you step on the scales! I wanted to share what I am sure will become yet another family story. My son, Peter, was here with a friend. Peter's Dad cooked the turkey (See guest of honor!). Peter's Dad, John, had sent the turkey over with Peter. As John started … Continue reading Blood and guts!!

Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Gremlins Gremlins Not the movie kind... don't feed after midnight, don't let them get wet. NO I am talking about almost every CAR I have ever owned! I may not be the most mechanical person in the world but REALLY!!! How can so many things go so wrong when I am driving! I owned a … Continue reading Gremlins… They are REAL!!!

Brown Sugar… not just for cooking anymore

Brown Sugar not just for baking any more... it is also to make friends! As we (or at least me) come to an age when Mother's are scarcer than hens teeth. Hen's don't have teeth you say?? Pretty scarce then aren't they. I wonder how much of us is from the times that Moms tried to … Continue reading Brown Sugar… not just for cooking anymore