Once again I sit in my smoke-filled residence. Mom and Dad had a rather touching tradition of making candy and some banana bread etc. for the neighbors. Thinking that I would TRY to carry it on with the "Santa Clause" at the volunteer fire department in Kirk. I tried some divinity.... managed to put too … Continue reading Christmas Cheer?!?
You know that for many years I thought of holidays as just something to get through. I always wished that I didn't have to cook for people. Usually because I had partied the night before and had a hangover! I remember telling my Mom "Why do you have to do this every year!?!?" she would … Continue reading Thoughts on Family and Thanksgiving
Loaded topic. Sorry but I think it is important, you know on second thought I am not sorry. I think if you shut it away it will only grow in the dark so let us take it out dust it off and let it see the light of day. On this day - Veteran's Day. … Continue reading Gun Control
I saw this question posted on Facebook. Yep, I have a story about it!! My class only had about a half dozen stoves in the Home Ec room. So we were set up to be the second group to actually cook. We turned in our grocery list. We had settled on apple fritters. The first … Continue reading What do you remember from Home EC??
Ok, I know that there is always that one person. That person who just can't seem to be quite during church. Maybe a screaming kid, or a hacky cough or maybe SNORING! I think at this point I would have preferred any of those. My Mom always made sure we were QUIET in church. No … Continue reading Church
10/05/2017 Yet another update. OK, the black Mom cat it back in the barn. She now has 3 kittens - two black and white and one all black. I am not sure but I think that the reason she was leaving was she was trying to get the all black kitten from where ever it … Continue reading A day in the barn