Alphabe-Thursday – G is for George

Happy Birthday USA! Happy 4th of July! I hope everyone has a safe and happy day! I will be at work. We also celebrate my mother’s 89th birthday today. I’m s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g today, going with some quotes by George Washington. I share his birthday. Funny that my mother and I both have “patriotic” birthdays! “Be courteous … [Read more…]

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Ruby Tuesday II – Red, White and Blue Birthday

Today we started celebrating my mother’s 89th birthday a few days early! When you are about to be 89, you deserve a multi-day celebration. My sister, brother-in-law, mother, myself and friends Bobbie and Denny had a nice lunch at Via Marconi Smokehouse Tavern. This is a relatively new restaurant at Station Square on Church Rd, … [Read more…]

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Wordless Wednesday

My Mom – she’ll be 88 in just a few weeks, and she is amazing. Memorial Day is hard for her, remembering the son she lost in the war.  My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to … [Read more…]

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We are Family

It is Day 13 of 30 Days About Me. Today’s prompt is “Someone or Something That Has Impacted Your Life” Simple answer. My mother and my daughter. My mother has always been all about her faith and her family. Her faith has brought her through losing her father, son, mother, husband and both her siblings. … [Read more…]

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Happy Birthday Mom, and America too!

Today we celebrate the 87th birthday of my mother, Betty.  A quiet day for sure, as she does not like a big fuss.  I bought her red, white and blue flowers, and will make a dinner of ribs, sweet potatoes, deviled eggs, and salad. For dessert we will have angel food cake with strawberries and … [Read more…]

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Aliens Don’t Eat Quiche on their Birthday

(I went to a small blogging seminar hosted by our local paper the other evening, and it was mentioned that your post title is very important in SEO (search engine optimization).  I fail at catchy titles, so bear with me if mine are totally corny!  This one isn’t going to win me any prizes!) Today … [Read more…]

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Give Me Your Best Shot – Helping Hands

Give me your best shot is hosted each week by Lolli at Better in Bulk. Click on the button and visit the other “best shots of the week!” I am recycling this photo today, from a photo of the day post on my photo blog. Those don’t always get too many visitors, and this is … [Read more…]

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A Thousand Words Thursday – Disney Hollywood Studios

Every Thursday, Jen at Cheaper Than Therapy hosts A Thousand Words Thursday, a place for us to pull out those photos that have a special meaning to us! Click on the button above and see who else is playing along this week! All week, I’ve been working with a theme of Disney Hollywood (previously known … [Read more…]

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DSLR – Day 168 – Helping Hands

My mother, sewing on her very old (antique I bet) Singer! She is making Christmas stockings (10075) that will be filled for either a home for troubled teens or for a home for the mentally challenged adults. In addition to cutting out and sewing the stockings, she has been busy each evening knitting scarves that … [Read more…]

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