The potential for snow in winter reminds me of the Blizzard of 1993; the one I will never forget and the only one I ever experienced. This storm covered a large swath of the Eastern United States. Look up Superstorm of 1993 for pictures For less than a year my husband, Henry, had been … More The Blizzard of 1993
This wooden manger puzzle holds many Christmas memories for me. The distinctive pieces fit only a certain way into the wooden box made to resemble a shed. My husband and I bought it and two more just like it at a Christmas Craft Show in our home town, Greenville, SC well over thirty years ago. … More A Manger of Memories
Everyone has unusual experiences to share that make our lives more interesting and unique. Those events help make us who we are and give us stories to share with others too. The following are five of my most unique adventures but there will be more! I would enjoy hearing some from you all, if you … More Been There; Done That
When I was 12 years old I noticed I was having trouble seeing the writing on the blackboard in school. I always sat at the front of the class anyway so I didn’t know how long my vision had been declining. But soon the front row seat did not help me see the board clearly any … More Put Your Glasses On And Look
In spite of the fact that I am a senior citizen, I still consider myself a child at heart. So why is it that before I go to a fireworks display for a holiday I pause and do the “old woman routine:” check the weather for temperature, rain, lightening, and think of all the things … More What Is It About Fireworks and Our Flag?
In my thirty-seven year long nursing career I cared for many patients and have been touched by the lives of many patients. One lady who still has a place in my heart was a cancer patient, Ms. Jones. The first time I met her. I was so impressed with her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, … More Gift from a Chemotherapy Patient