Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cards From Friends

I so love cards from friends when the cards arrive like magic just when you most need a lift in your mood. Always works for me, but I realize I receive a lot more than I send, and I really … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Corner

Every single morning I have a cup of coffee at the breakfast table, catching the latest on CNN, and get to walk by my Grandmother’s Corner, which I pass each time I open the blinds on the sliding glass door, … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits

Who doesn’t like fresh summer peaches, raspberries, blackberries and strawberries? Times like this always call for a fruit cobbler at my house, and that makes me miss my maternal grandmother, Ruth Peek Ellis. Mama Ellis was a Southern lady always … Continue reading

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Aspen Bushes

All of the home owners in our neighborhood moved into new homes a few years ago and promptly over planted the yards, planting trees that were to grow beyond expectations, and planting most of them too close to the fences. … Continue reading

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Halloween

I know it’s early, but I can never wait for Halloween. For years I made costumes for the kids, bought candy, waited, waited, waited, and finally .. it would be time for the costumes to come out. I baked big … Continue reading

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Our Leaf Mobile

Lucky me.  Each morning, year round, I can glance up at my kitchen wall and see the colors of five amazing fall leaves in this pottery leaf mobile, a gift some years ago from my son, Phil, and his wife, Diane.  I don’t even have … Continue reading

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The last of the summer flowers

This time of year always makes me pause, and so differently from the way my husband pauses. He’s busy checking the snow tires with the Oct. 31st. date looming – when we usually change out the tires. He’s checking the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

How exciting to be six years old and find a birthday fish waiting for you on the morning of your birthday.  This photo of my six-year old grandson, Asher, with his new birthday fish (officialloy named Fishy Friend Workman) fills … Continue reading

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It’s all about friends

It really is all about friends, and I’ve learned this lesson in spades over the past year. With winter fast approaching, I realize how lucky we’ve been to have such wonderful and kind neighbors living close. We’ve so enjoyed sharing … Continue reading

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Today, September 11, 2012

A day to pause, reflect, hope, pray and honor those who died. A day to also celebrate the people who have kept the faith with memorials, celebrating the lives of those who died. Hearing their names read evokes a tremendous … Continue reading

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