The Red Bucket Man

The Red Bucket Man

  The Salvation Army has begun its annual campaign. So, yesterday, on the first of what I am sure will be many trips to the grocery store before Thanksgiving, I found the famous red bucket.   And heard the bell ringing, which frankly I am just sappy enough to adore....
Gifts

Gifts

I didn’t know who Paul Walker was until he was killed tragically several weeks ago. Another man died in the wreck with him.  Two mothers somewhere have lost their sons. I am so sorry. I was struck by a news item about Walker.  A young couple had met him several...
Independence Day

Independence Day

It’s been a cool week.   Was my son’s 19th birthday on the 2nd of July and although all of us worked that day, we got together with his two best friends and their parents for a celebration at a local Italian place.  My son worked in a sandwich shop last...
Easters

Easters

Our first Easter weekend without a child at home.  Somehow feels odd.  My husband said he didn’t even remember us having big Easter dinners, which of course we have had almost every year.  His parents over, the whole nine yards.  That’s a a little annoying...