Category: Memories

Tales of a Grandparent

Do you recall the family stories that your parents & grandparents shared with you? You know the ones that were passed down from generation to generation. Here’s a question, what did they sugarcoat or neglect to tell? We have all experienced the abrupt silence…

Mom, I’ve just been in a car accident.

A short time ago, the cell rang and my son’s name pops up, “Mom, I’ve just been in a car accident.” he said, voice quivering. “Are you okay?” I ask. “I’m fine, but I don’t know what happened.” I can hear his panic, which…

Where have the words gone?

Trying to figure out where my vocabulary went? Wonder how many others are experiencing brain void? Out of blue, I will be in the midst of typing or speaking and can’t remember a word. It’s the weirdest feeling, as if it’s inside playing hide…

Forty-nine years ago today, my heart broke!

One of my first heart breaks happened forty-nine years ago today. The shocking report that Paul McCartney announces his decision to quit The Beatles can still bring tears to my eyes. Then, it could almost be compared to losing a family member, someone who…

There is no way, I’m that old?

Well I am approaching 60! I can not believe I just typed it. And, it sounds worse when you say it, but inside I don’t really feel that old. The same thoughts that I had when I was in my 20’s are not that…

Where are those old newspaper articles?

Have you read your family member’s birth, wedding or death announcements? Are you missing your school accolades? Years ago, a newspaper was Social Media with many interesting tidbits inside its’ pages. Most of these newspapers were thrown out years ago, but I can locate…

Spring is in the Air!

Another Spring has come or has it? It was below freezing this morning with frost on the car’s window. Every year, that stupid groundhog predicts how long winter will last and I don’t know about anyone else, but who really cares. It’s a crap…