And who wouldn’t wanna be our new family member?

And who wouldn’t wanna be our new family member?  If you live long and the Lord tarries, “family” sees a lot of changes.  We have and He has.  And thus we’ve watched what we call “family” take on a different look down through the ages.  We’ve gone from me and he, to Jennifer made three, … Continue reading And who wouldn’t wanna be our new family member?

There was a game last night……

There was a National College Championship Football game last night…. Alabama and Georgia.  The BIG GAME.  It was a BIG DEAL.  A HUGE deal.  And while I’m not that much of a sports fan, I’m married to one and actually I really do like “the big finish” games…… the championships — be it football, basketball, … Continue reading There was a game last night……

Entertaining the notion of “a life that mattered”…..

It’s New Year’s Day…. I lay in bed this morning contemplating life.  A friend had thrown out a game on Facebook….. write one word that describes your thoughts as you move into the new year.  I didn’t play.  But I thought a lot about it.  I thought about the words that others put down, and … Continue reading Entertaining the notion of “a life that mattered”…..

What will we share this CHRISTmas?

CHRISTmas seems to be a time of “sharing”.  We share greetings and family updates in our CHRISTmas cards (or we don’t)..... We share gifts with people we love and people who matter to us (or we don’t)..... We share fruitcake because it matters to us…. and it is received and appreciated (or it isn’t)..... What … Continue reading What will we share this CHRISTmas?

Aunt Wilma, being Osteen, White Fruitcake, and CHRISTmas!!

It's beginning to look a lot like CHRISTmas......or as soon as the fruitcake's in the oven, it will be!  And not just ANY fruitcake.... it has to be my Aunt Wilma's White Fruitcake. My Mother LOVED her sisters.  And why wouldn't you?  A sister is a very special gift to one's heart.  There's just something … Continue reading Aunt Wilma, being Osteen, White Fruitcake, and CHRISTmas!!

How Carl does Halloween…. feast or famine!

Halloween in America goes back to the early 1900’s.  What’s that make it….. about a 117 year old tradition?  So what rock has Carl Little been hiding under that he totally doesn’t grasp the concept of Halloween?  His Mom always told me that he never played.  He worked.  Even as child.  He worked.  He built … Continue reading How Carl does Halloween…. feast or famine!

I’m becoming an empowered senior! (Update from the Jonesborough Senior Center)

I’m becoming an empowered senior! Update from the Jonesborough Senior Center Silver Sneakers Circuit Class…..  I’m still going.  That, in itself, is pretty big.  So this morning we did a little “boxing”??  The upper-cut, or was it an undercut.  Nope…. just now looked it up.  Undercut is what you do to your competitors, trying to … Continue reading I’m becoming an empowered senior! (Update from the Jonesborough Senior Center)