Daffodils

“Ten thousand saw I at a glance, tossing their heads in sprightly dance.” William Wordsworth (1770-1850) The dirt road rises and the dense woods open to reveal the cleared land where our house and yard sit. Row upon row of bright yellow daffodils blanket the hill beside the road and driveway, a guide to the … Read moreDaffodils

Full Moon Magic

Today is a full moon. For centuries the full moon has been blamed for madness, werewolf transformations and an increase of strange behavior (based on stories from First Responders and Emergency Room workers). While there isn’t scientific evidence to support these beliefs, the stories continue. For me, however, the full moon has always been magical. … Read moreFull Moon Magic

Sweetheart Valentines

We were restless first graders, squirming in our seats. Anxious to get the party started, we sprang to action when our teacher told us to gather our supplies. Taking out an old shoe box brought from home, we cut a slot into the box top so the Valentine cards could be slipped in. I don’t … Read moreSweetheart Valentines

Book or Movie – Which Do You Prefer?

This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission. A River Runs Through It was on TV recently. I have always enjoyed this movie, for its gorgeous images of fly fishing in Montana rivers, and for the story of a father and his sons connecting … Read moreBook or Movie – Which Do You Prefer?

Candy Canes

There were always candy canes in our stockings on Christmas morning. According to Momma, Santa not only put gifts under the tree, he also filled our stockings and left a candy cane at the top. Each December, we pulled our stockings out with the rest of the Christmas decorations. Handmade for us by Grandma, we … Read moreCandy Canes