Category Archives: memories

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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Guest: Author Laura Benedict

This week I would like to welcome Laura Benedict as my guest. Laura is a versatile, award winning writer whose work crosses into several genres. Thank you for joining us, Laura! I have yet to have the nerve to read … 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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Easter: Family, Food and Pomp

This week we are talking about what Easter traditions we may have. Mine are in flux. I was raised in a non-religious household. We didn’t celebrate Christian holidays as much as we celebrated on Christian holidays. Easter was no exception. My … 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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