Category: Holidays

Happy 243rd Birthday, America!

About the graphic: This is one of my favorite family photos of my two grandsons, John (with the flag) and Michael (leading the way). It also happens to be one of my very talented photographer daughter’s bestselling photos. …

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Summer Solstice Fun & Facts

Summer officially arrived June 21. Short nights, long days begin. Kinda of hard to wrap my head around the idea that the Summer Solstice marked the beginning of summer. Around here we’ve been experiencing heat indexes in triple …

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Memorial Day – Pause to Remember

Today we stand in awe of those who knew the risks, who accepted the odds, and who marched onward anyway. Those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Mother’s Day Trivia

A long time ago in a land far away, we wore roses to church on Mother’s Day. I can remember as a child going to my grandmother’s house before church to pick a flower to pin on my …

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Busy, Busy Month of May

May signals the beginning of summer. Senior proms and pomp and circumstance graduation celebrations fill the days. End of school parties occupy weekends even before that last bell rings. The month is also full of military observances. Four …

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Poetry Reading Yeah or Nay?

April is National Poetry Month. According to Cynthia R. Green, poetry is a good way to keep our brains challenged and vibrant because Poetry engages our minds. “By its very nature, a good poem asks us to delve a …

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Easter and Hot Cross Buns

Easter time brings hot cross buns to bakery shelves. I love hot cross buns, almost as much as I love fruitcake at Christmas. Fruitcake I can find year round. Hot cross buns, not so much. Traditionally, the spicy, …

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Where did April Fools’ Day Come From?

Today is officially April Fools’ Day, the day when pranks and pranksters abound. Playing jokes and tricking people, celebrated in many different cultures, has been around for centuries, but no one knows its origins for sure. My favorite …

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An Irish Love Story

To keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day going… A little suspense. A little romance. A lot of Ireland.Buy links: Amazon/Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00O6BO B&N/Nook: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/claiming-annies-heart-judythe-morgan/1120481337 iBOOKS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/claiming-annies-heart/id926024696 KOBO: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/claiming-annie-s-heart

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March is for Irish Toasts-Quotes-Blessings

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