I SEE A MOUNTAIN!

That’s right! He gave me a mountain! I have always been intrigued by mountains. Something about them exudes strength, steadfastness, the wonder of creation. I remember the first time I saw one. I was about 16 when my mom took us on our first ever family trip, and it was to Sarasota Florida. We went down …

29 Hours

Mary had reservations to fly to Ohio for her mom’s 93rd birthday party, Saturday, April 13. The party was to be held, 4:00 in the afternoon, at Mrs. Yoder’s Kitchen in Mt. Hope, Ohio. Her flight was scheduled to leave Greenville, S.C., Friday night at 8:30, connecting in Charlotte, arriving at Akron Canton, Ohio, 11:45 p.m. Mary …

I Did Not Want To Pop Corn! (part 2 )

   Its 6:30 a.m. when we pull into the Flea Market for a morning of popping corn. Other vendors are already there, setting up their ‘stuff’ while some early shoppers are strolling through looking, looking for that elusive ‘thing’ and the sun hasn’t even appeared yet.  It takes about 45 minutes to set up our tent …

Take The Time!

   My daughter Shana: ‘I am going up to the mountains to see the Rhododendron in bloom. Do you want to come along?’   I was undecided, my week was so full, and I really did not have the time . .  But, I also know how much she loves doing this. Last year one morning, after dropping …

I Did Not Want To Pop Corn!

Almost 2 years ago, Tim and I sold our house, and Tim’s masonry business of 41 years. We moved to South Carolina where our daughter Shana and her family had moved 2 years earlier. After living in Hartville Ohio for 63 years, where we were both born and raised, this was quite a change!  Tim decided, …