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…”

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…”

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…”

Award brightening the winter…

Last night I had a message on my blog.  The message was on my awards page.  It was from a blogger whose blog I recently started to follow.   Limbiley’s Blog, wrote that he had awarded me my choice of several awards.  This was overwhelming to say the least!  I chose this one… it spoke toContinue reading “Award brightening the winter…”