Do You Hear What I Hear?

In school I was a good student…except for history and geography. These two subjects required a lot of reading…and for me “boring” reading. My eyes read the words, but I couldn’t retain them. I would cram for tests by reading … Continue reading

"My Kindle, Our Kindle, His Kindle!"

Winter is a bad time for hubby because of his COPD. The cold, biting temps make it difficult for him to breathe, so most of his time is spent indoors. He doesn’t have any hobbies to keep him occupied as … Continue reading

The Christmas Gift Surprise

One year while on vacation with my youngest daughter, we were taking a historical car tour through Cades Cove, Tennessee. We passed several fields filled with cows and my daughter kept leaning out the window and mooing at them, trying … Continue reading

The Christmas Puppy

For the next nineteen days, I will be posting Christmas related stories, which I hope will bring a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart. Today I’m writing about a little girl’s Christmas wish. With a limited … Continue reading

Deck the Halls…uh, Tree…uh, House…

Yesterday I put up all our Christmas decorations. A major feat for me and here’s why: Entering the dark recesses below the steps is a nerve-wracking experience. I’m afraid of dark places, close places, and especially of the eight-legged creatures … Continue reading