Let Me Count The Ways

Let Me Count The Ways

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a celebrated English poet who penned one of the most beautiful poems of all time, (Sonnet 43) where she asked, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” To answer Mrs. Browning’s question, and without any further ado, I will list 47...
Searching for Hank Williams

Searching for Hank Williams

On a mountain road that seemed to be going nowhere in the beautiful state of West Virginia, my husband John and I set out to attend the Italian Heritage Festival in Clarksburg, WV. A drive that should only take six hours ended up taking eleven.   With our vintage...
A Squirrel’s Tale

A Squirrel’s Tale

Ever since my husband John and I moved into a log home ten years ago, we have become one with nature. Deer and wild turkey have been known to wander through our back yard. Woodpeckers wake us up almost every morning and at night you can hear the owls in the moonlight....
Happiest Place on Earth

Happiest Place on Earth

As the children go back to school and Summer vacations have all been taken, I am reminded of a trip my family took to “The Happiest Place on Earth”. Ever since we became empty nesters, my husband, John, and I do an awful lot of reminiscing about the children when they...
Crybaby

Crybaby

Everyone loves babies. Their little chubby feet and their sweet smell can make even grown men resort to making baby noises and funny faces. Children will beg to have a chance to hold the little bundle of love and women will all want to pinch or kiss their cheeks. I...
Circle of Life

Circle of Life

My story starts with me mopping the kitchen floor and as I mopped I thought to myself, ‘I have never been more happy than I am right now.’ Mopping the floor is usually a chore I dread. In fact, I dislike doing any kind of housework, but, right there in...

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