Category Archives: family

Father’s Day Without a Father

No, this isn’t what you think.  When you read the title, you probably thought this was about my father having passed away.  Well, he may have, I don’t know; at least I don’t know definitively.  I do not know who … Continue reading

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Transitions and Relationships

Another traditional school year has ended.  Your family may have experienced the end of pre-school, grade school, middle school, high school, and college for your children or grandchildren.  The end of the school year also includes the end of some … Continue reading

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Looking for Love in all the Right Places

Mother’s Day has come and gone, and Father’s Day is soon to be upon us.  While we have many holidays throughout the year, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day have a special connotation. There are probably no other holidays that have … Continue reading

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Call Your Mother!

Mother’s Day is here again, the one day in the year that we are encouraged to honor our mothers.  And mothers should be honored.  There is no one else who has given more for her children than a mother.  Now, … Continue reading

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Southern Graciousness

Everyone is more than busy, with little time to spare.  But some people, not just Southerners, look past their own priorities to reach out and help others.  “Southern graciousness,” which does not just reside in the South, can replace some … Continue reading

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Keeping Our New Year’s Commitments

A New Year, A New Me.  Per published research, the three most common areas of New Year’s resolutions are to exercise more, lose weight, and improve overall health and well-being. I was surprised that in a list of twelve resolutions, … Continue reading

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Memories on our Tree

Last week I posted about my dilemma regarding whether to put up a Christmas tree this year, mainly because we will not be home much during the holiday season, including Christmas morning.  I probably left my readers with the expectation … Continue reading

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