Sitting with a Friend on a Winter’s night…

My Shugo is going to be 12 in March.  In people years, that’s 84.   He’s getting up there in age and he is beginning to show signs of aging.  He’s not the happy puppy all the time.  His little bones creak and his movements are a bit slower. Earlier this evening he looked at hubbyContinue reading “Sitting with a Friend on a Winter’s night…”

39 and counting…

Did not think I would write anything today, but here I am.  Today is my 39th anniversary.  We have watched the time together and talked about what we were doing this time 39 years ago.  Some years are just like that. We got a book when I ordered our wedding invitations.  It has spaces toContinue reading “39 and counting…”

Blizzard and Love…

Thirty nine years ago today I woke up to a bright sunny winter day.  I checked a list and realized that there was not much left to do.  Rent a U-haul trailer, get it out to hubby’s parent’s house, finish packing and get to our rehearsal dinner and decorate the hall. The day was gorgeousContinue reading “Blizzard and Love…”

Winter Walking…

My mom died in 1966 in the fall.  That winter, walking to school was a chore.  My older sister at the time was a sophomore in high school, my younger sister was in fourth grade and I was in the sixth. The three of us would walk together until my younger sister and I headedContinue reading “Winter Walking…”

A Dad’s Love on a Winter Morning…

As I have written in the past, my Mom died when I was eleven years old.  I am the middle sister of three girls. My poor father was a single parent to three women in a time when men were not expected to understand women, especially young girls.  I am certain that in the midst ofContinue reading “A Dad’s Love on a Winter Morning…”

A Feeling of Nostalgia…

Winter is a time of the playoff games.  I don’t mind football, and I will follow my team.  I do love the playoff games though.  I like the excitement and the noise. Hubby will sit and watch all the playoff games.  I will sit with hubby, usually occupying myself with my laptop or a book. Continue reading “A Feeling of Nostalgia…”

No kids allowed…

Today, this post is dedicated to my dear friend,  Susie.  Since I didn’t get you a birthday present, and I can’t find a card that is as beautiful as one you would make, here is my gift to you….  a memory.  Happy birthday dear friend. “Friends love through all kinds of weather,  and families stick togetherContinue reading “No kids allowed…”