Tag Archives: Memories

That Powerful Smell

Earlier this year we took a three-day vacation at an indoor water park. We all had a great time. The kids didn’t want to leave, and they still say that they’d like to go live there. One thing about the … Continue reading

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The Best Audience

Dear Kids, I write you letters on my blog because I want to remember all the good times that we’ve had together. Thanks to these posts, our family stories will last not only the lifetime of this blog, but also … Continue reading

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Favorite Ornaments

Our Christmas tree has been dropping a lot of needles, and the only thing drinking its water is Peeps, the cat. So I decided yesterday that it was time for the tree to go. The kids and I removed the … Continue reading

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Mysteries from Long Ago

I remember loving two series of books when I was in grade school. I knew one of them was the Green Knowe series by L.M. Boston. I didn’t remember the name or author of the other series, though. I’ve often … Continue reading

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Mixed-Up Memories

“But you know, my dear,” said Poirot gently, “people are never like what you remember them. You make them, as the years go by, more and more the way you wish them to be, and as you think you remember … Continue reading

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I have been reading a memoir by M.M. Kaye called The Sun in the Morning. It’s a long book and it feels like it’s taking forever to finish, but I don’t mind. I wish it really could go on forever. … Continue reading

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