I Know Myself Best

Unlike most people throughout the US, our family had Thanksgiving celebrations this last Saturday. My nephew is a truck driver and was out on the road on Thursday (the official Thanksgiving Day). Within my little household, Hubby had to be at work at the time the dinner would have started that day. All the way …

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Living Authentically

Back in June of this year, I decided to take a free email writing course from Writing Bliss called LifeWrite. As I went through the course, I posted my finished assignments. (If you’d like to read them, I have them categorized under LifeWrite.) I am finding it difficult to write memoirs right now for some …

Making Pies with Mom

The other day I was reading Susan’s post, Pumpkin Pie in a Jar: Recipe. It’s an interesting recipe that would make wonderful gifts for neighbors, the postman (person), the hair stylist, etcetera. It got me thinking about when I was a kid during the holiday season. When my mom and dad got married, my mom …

Morning Habits

This post is from a prompt at The Daily Post at WordPress. It's actually for the photographers, but I decided to try it as a lesson in showing with words. In the article, the reader is asked to show a daily habit. Seeing that many habits are just a few steps at the most, I …

Courtney’s Boys

When I’ve talked about my life as a kid, people have said that my life must have been sheltered because there weren’t any earth-shattering catastrophes, at least not until I was seventeen. (I won’t go into that now. I’ll tell that story another time.) My personal opinion is that I think they are dead wrong. …