My Mississippi Trip – or how not to get water from a well

I know that everybody has their own way of remembering things. I try to remember the funny. I know that if I can't laugh at my self, life isn't much fun! On one occasion the humor came from Mississippi in the late 60's or early 70's. We had driven down in a Chevy and pulled … Continue reading My Mississippi Trip – or how not to get water from a well


A girl has to have her priorities!

  My cousin, Virginia, lives in South Dakota. And I am hoping to head up her way, soon. Uncle Donnie is celebrating his 90th bday. I texted her to explain that my brother Harvey would in all likelihood not be able to come due to the cows coming into calving season. Not sure that is the … Continue reading A girl has to have her priorities!


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

Cinderella City

How many of you remember the "Old Tyme" Photos? I just found a couple of them from probably late 70's to early 80's. It looks like I talked my parents into getting it done too.     Cinderella City, it was the goal of my youth. To go shopping at Cin City! A group I … Continue reading Cinderella City

Working Together

Working together. Sounds simple right? When I went down to my Aunt Shirley's birthday party some years ago. I got a lesson. Yep, can you imagine that just when I am positive I know it all...and being modest about it to!! I was trying to jump in and help where ever I could. But Aunt … Continue reading Working Together

South Dakota

I remember back in the 60's I was in school and we were learning our states. We all got to put a flag in the state where we were born. When I put my flag in South Dakota with all of the pride a 3rd grader could muster, I remember one of my classmates asked … Continue reading South Dakota

Peanut Butter Cookies… not so EDIBLE!!

Edible I must have been about 7 or 8 when Mom decided that we should make cookies. I told her I can do that by myself. Mom humored me and said, "Well, how about if I just help with the measuring?" I thought that would be OK. We set about bringing all the ingredients onto the … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies… not so EDIBLE!!