Backstory Why would I sell this perfect homestead? That question rolled around in my mind for months as I tried to decide what to do. The truth was, events were such that it was necessary and beneficial for me to move on. And yet . . . Click to listen or follow below to read. […]
Backstory There’s a beautiful stained-glass butterfly hanging in my office window. I enjoy its vivid colors and romantic aura every day. It occurred to me that after I go, and the baubles go to an heir, they will have no idea where it came from or what it meant to me. The thought inspired this […]
Edited 1-19-20 Backstory – Mom’s Wedding Hat Out in the country where we live, auctions have always been a big deal. You never know what to expect. You may find treasures offered – or collections of mayonnaise jars. There could be dozens of locals and household items go for pennies on the dollar – or […]
Backstory My daughters and I were laughing about a party held at our big New Jersey home decades ago, when they were still small. It was hilarious to hear their take on the party from their aspect, as a young child on the side-lines. Click to listen or follow below to read. Creating Memories – […]
One of my favorite rights of Christmas is when the family gets together and remembers Christmases past. We hear from each person; whether you’ve had 8 Christmases to date or 80. There is a willing audience to hear you tell about it.
Backstory It all started when I said to a young person, “Aw shucks.” It was meant to be a joke. But she had no idea what that meant. I realized she had probably never heard the comment. Oh dear! I had used language that is no longer spoken. I’m a dinosaur! Click to listen […]