My best wishes to you for a joyous and happy holiday with your family and loved ones. Many people around the world are not as fortunate as we are. Millions are caught in the crossfire of deadly conflicts or once again will go to sleep hungry and without roofs over their heads.
So my most fervent wish this holiday season is for more joy and prosperity for those in need and peace in the world.
See you back here in 2016!
I’ve been writing this blog for six years!! It seems like just yesterday that I was taking my first blogging lesson from Bea Fields. Thanks to my loyal subscribers and friends who have visited my blog and left comments over the years. I thought you might enjoy seeing me live and in person after my publishing close to 500 posts.
I uploaded my very first video to YouTube so I could embed the code in this post. A friend shot this on his smart phone at party to celebrate my BIG birthday ending in zero a couple of weeks ago. That’s me trying to blow out the candles on my cake. Read More→
It’s Memorial Day today in the U.S. — a time when we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. I’m glad the sun is shining today, at least where I live, for the families and friends who will be visiting the grave sites of their loved ones. They deserve a beautiful day to honor some 2.7 million women and men who have given their lives in conflicts over the years for my wonderful country — the USA. Thank you to all those who have died so that I could remain free.
Remembering those who served
When you’re a kid with siblings you wonder if you’ll ever like them. At least that was the case for me. One of my brothers was always in the bathroom too long while I waited my turn. Or we fought over who had taken the most meatballs that my mother made with spaghetti every Sunday.
But then you grow up and realize that your two brothers are among your most treasured friends, admirers and supporters. You love them and have a special relationship that endures through marriages, children, job changes, and life, as you grow old together.
Then, one day, you lose a brother. Read More→