Time with family, sharing a meal, spending a day together, and yes, even spending 10-14 days together is a splendid thing! I will never regret time spent with family. If I could turn back time. You don't know what you've got till it's gone. Losing someone you love changes the way you view the future. And it changes the way you view today. For the past three years, our family ... Read More about Family Vacations: Now
Pike's Peak, Silver Dollar City, the Smoky Mountains, Six Flags, camping, fishing and visiting relatives will leave you with lifelong childhood memories. Taking a vacation with your family is great when you're young! We all have different memories and different perspectives of our childhood. Being the oldest sister, my vacation experiences were not the same as those of my two sisters who ... Read More about Family Vacations: Then
Electricity, because Watt else? When the electricity went off at school during a storm, the children were de-lighted. Q: How does a spoiled rich girl change a light bulb? A: She says. "Daddy, I need a new apartment!" My friend told me how electricity is measured and I was like Watt! Q. Why do fluorescent lights hum? A. Because they can't remember the words. Haha! Sorry, but I had to lead ... Read More about A Shocking Story of Good Fortune.
So, Dad & I were talking the other night about comedy and what makes us laugh. He was around when T.V. began. (wow) His generation remembers first laughing at comedians like Jack Benny, George Burns, and Groucho Marx. It seems each generation has memories of TV comedy. So here is a clip of George Burns and Gracie. ... Read More about Funny TV Through the Ages
You cannot prepare for it. You don't see it coming. Life can take a tragic turn on any day, in any family. Ours is no exception... It was the day before Mother's Day. We were planning to see Mom the next day. I texted my sister and asked if I could make the cake this year, a job she usually handled. She said "No, I already have a spice cake mix & icing set out on the counter. We'll ... Read More about But She’s My Little Sister…
James W. Wheeler, Jr. 1934-2017 James W. Wheeler, Jr., 82, died peacefully at Swedish Memorial Hospital in Lakewood, Colo., Thursday, March 23, 2017. He had been ill briefly. At Jim’s request cremation and spreading his ashes at a favorite spot took place on August 1, 2017 with special services for family and friends. ... Read More about Forever on the Mountainside, Forever in Our Hearts