Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tonsils: A Thing of the Past!

I don’t hear much about kids getting tonsils out any more but it happened to me when I was about 10.  I was a very sickly, skinny little thing till they took my tonsils out.  After that, I was never … Continue reading

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It’s Still Winter

We have had a lot of snow this winter, a little more than we usually do have. Our area is in the snow belt, getting the lake effect snow from Lake Erie. But this year, we outdid ourselves in accumulated … Continue reading

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Splashing in the Rain

I wrote this in 1997, when two of my grandsons were visiting me for their vacation. At that time, come rain or shine, I began my day with an early morning walk. Usually the boys wanted to stay at home … Continue reading

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The Table Wishing Well

My mom’s kitchen table was always neat and orderly.  She usually had a table runner or a nice table cloth on it and something decorative in the center of the table.  Then at meal times, we would move the centerpiece … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table Memories, part two

So much time has elapsed since this funny thing happened that I don’t remember details such as who was there at the table, or what we were eating. I was 16 at the time, –so it was a long time … Continue reading

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A Favorite Kitchen Memory

One of my favorite memories of all time took place at the kitchen table. I was visiting Mom and Dad in the summer and had picked blackberries and decided to make them into jam before I went home. Mom and … Continue reading

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Meals at the Table

I should remember the kitchen table most for mealtimes because eating was one of our favorite activities. Grandma Emma always had a good appetite and enjoyed good food, a trait which was passed down to my father and to my … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Table

The words “Kitchen Table” stir powerful emotions in me. They take me on a magic carpet ride more than fifty years into the past to the days when I was a child in my family. The first memory that comes … Continue reading

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