Photo Christmas Cards …Recount Family History

I can’t say for certain when photo Christmas greeting cards came into vogue, but I am pretty sure my Dad was on the cutting edge in the early fifties when he began taking photos of his kids specifically to include with the family Christmas greeting. My dad had always had an interest in photography and […]

Thankful to Share my Favorite Holiday

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I love all the traditional Thanksgiving foods like roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, and especially pumpkin pies with a generous topping of freshly whipped cream. I even like the much maligned green bean casserole with the french fried onions on top. But the food isn’t […]

Some communication should be personal and “Old School”

I just heard last night that my sister broke her hip. I heard about it ten days after the fact when Cheryl’s husband, my brother-in-law, posted a photo on his Facebook page showing her being moved by gurney into an ambulance. The description just said something to the effect that the local medical center was […]

Catching the travel bug

Okay, I’ll admit it, I have the travel bug. It started when I was young and my parents would load the four of us kids into the station wagon for a summer road trip. Living in Southern California presented us with a wide variety of beautiful destinations from the ocean to the mountains and everything […]