Category Archives: Life

What RUNS in the Family?

“What hereditary characteristic(s) do you have that you’re happy with? Are there any that make you unhappy?” is our question this week. Well! How does one not toot one’s own horn? By all concerned, my sister was always considered the … Continue reading

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Grand Old Names

On this ‘Free Week’, I am inspired by a Facebook post shared by Denise Williams Salter, (the delightful and lovely wife of The Hound), about women picking their grandmother monikers: https://www.facebook.com/SouthernThingSoTrue/videos/1950013688661976/UzpfSTE2NjgzNzc3NTU6MTAyMTM5NDc3MTg5MjE1OTQ/ This is not just a ‘southern thing’, but the … Continue reading

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Art, For Family’s Sake

This week I had proposed that we talk about art in our homes. I haven’t the walls space for the art I’d like to hang. My shelves are filled with books and more of the knick-knack, family mementos- type of … Continue reading

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Brave, Courageous and Bold

This week’s topic is the advice we would give to our younger selves. That’s easy. There are two which would have made my life much better and they are linked: “Be brave”. “Rely on yourself”. I still have to battle … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Green

This week we are talking about our favorite signs of Spring. Green. I could stop right there. I grew up in a beautiful part of the country, or what had been a beautiful part. The Washington, DC area is vastly … Continue reading

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Do You, Too, YouTube?

I have made a great discovery: many great old movies and many great readings are available on YouTube. I can pick up YouTube for free on computer and through my Xbox, (into my TV.) I can pick it up on … Continue reading

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