Category Archives: Family

Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel a couple of years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – can’t be letting her have all the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dad!

Today is my Dad’s 83rd birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his Dad in 2013, so I certainly cherish the fact that my Daddy is … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day!

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber.  It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”.  … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Called My Mother in Three Weeks….

My dear sweet mother sent me a check for my birthday this year. After thinking about what I really wanted, I decided that now that we have a proper fireplace with a mantle, it was time to have a few Christmas stockings … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #12: Songs from a Shared Childhood

Today’s post is a little different from all the rest.

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Sunday Funnies: The Angel Tree (A Koch Family Classic)

. . Every family has their own “family lore” – stories handed down from generation to generation.  These are generally told around the campfire, on the front porch, or around the dining room table.  The good ones are side-splittingly funny; the really … Continue reading

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