Deer Hunting Stories, In Memory of a Great Friend

Yes, time marches on and while it brings us some great things like grandchildren, it also brings us news such as I received a couple of days ago regarding the passing of a dear friend. When I found out last week that he was failing I asked his wife to tell him to remember someContinue reading “Deer Hunting Stories, In Memory of a Great Friend”

Thanksgiving Remembrances

There is no doubt as you get older your activities during Thanksgiving change but one thing should never change. You should always be thankful to God for all he has given us. If you look closely enough today, there are forces at work trying to eliminate the traditional family and family values and that evenContinue reading “Thanksgiving Remembrances”

A Walk along a Country Road with a Little Buddy

One of the main reasons I retired over a year ago was so I could help provide daycare for my grandkids while my girls worked. Today is one of those lucky days I get to watch my youngest grandson. We are winding down the summer season, so it was a perfect day to take aContinue reading “A Walk along a Country Road with a Little Buddy”

Running – a Life-Long Activity

I do like to run. It’s not an easy thing to do, but there are tons of benefits. Some obvious, some not so. Now that I am sixty, it’s something that I MUST get back into for the health benefits, and for just getting back out there with my thoughts and nature. I got intoContinue reading “Running – a Life-Long Activity”

Kittens in the Church

I started this blog in hopes of recording some of my earlier memories to share with my friends and family as I remember them – you know – I should have written that down – well I am. Lying in bed this Sunday morning looking forward to a SUNRISE in CLEAR skies that we haven’tContinue reading “Kittens in the Church”

February and Maple Trees

While I consider February to be a dull monotonous month here in the mountains of Western Maryland, it was a month my dad always looked forward to because it was Maple Sugar Time! Dad loved many times of the year, but when the Maple Sugar Trees started running – he was happy, and in hisContinue reading “February and Maple Trees”

My History of Gardening

I will start right off by saying I love to plant and keep a vegetable garden. It is a stress reliever and there is nothing better than walking through it on those summer mornings and pulling a few weeds and watching those plants mature, but I haven’t always felt that way! My mom and dadContinue reading “My History of Gardening”

Reminiscing about Grandparents

Writing this blog has really helped me to reminisce about times when I was much younger and the things we used to do when I was a kid. It is now 12 degrees outside and with a warm fire in the family room, it is a good time to write about that now. I wasContinue reading “Reminiscing about Grandparents”