The Mailman, Mr. Oscar

When I hear the creed, Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds … I always think about the mailman, Mr. Oscar. I was shocked to find out that the US Postal Service has no official creed. What??? It’s actually written on New York’s […]

Mezzetta Holiday Recipes

Many thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring today’s story and encouraging me to spice up my favorite Holiday recipe. I adore the Christmas season.  It’s probably because my mom and dad always made a big deal out of this special holiday.  I remember one particular Christmas morning when I was about 8 or 9 years old. […]

Grandkids, Seashells & Memory Making

If I could, I would be a beach bum.  I once asked God why he didn’t send my husband and me to pastor a church or do missionary work on an island somewhere.  Undoubtedly, he thought I was joking and didn’t bother with a reply.  🙂 Each year we take the grands (and let their […]

Thanksgiving Day is a Happy Day!

I remember it as if it was yesterday – the Thanksgiving Musical at my children’s school.  They would come bounding out onto the stage fully arrayed in their Pilgrim and American Indian costumes, singing Thanksgiving Day is a happy day when we say thank you Lord . . .  And every time the word Thanksgiving has been uttered since […]