Honoring A Veteran

Happy Veterans Day! Ever since I started my blog 3 years ago, it’s become a tradition for me to shirk my Author hat and don my Family Genealogist cap to share a bit of meaningful history here on certain holidays. Many of you already know that I come from a family of veterans lightly sprinkledContinue reading “Honoring A Veteran”

Winters Deep

(an Ode to Yule) Dry the berries and pop the corn There’s boughs of Pine hung to adorn In darkening days and snow felled form Melted candles and hearths doth warm The harvest is stored and meat be cured Our long laboring days have granted award Of Holiday so loving and blessedly shared We forgiveContinue reading “Winters Deep”

Jet Skipping

Where is the one place you would never want to go on vacation that other people seem to love? I’m really not adverse to traveling anywhere, but for the sake of today’s prompt, I’ll admit that the first place that came to mind was New York. No offense to New Yorkers or people who absolutelyContinue reading “Jet Skipping”

Antique Memory Lane

In the humid, over-populated jungles of Thailand, baby elephants play kick ball with a group of GI’s while hooch girls scrub linens in giant mud puddles with the supernatural ability to get them cleaner than when they were brand new.  It’s 1968 and there’s a war still going on right next door in Vietnam that’sContinue reading “Antique Memory Lane”

A.C. Melody Was Here

Alright, Daily Prompt guru’s – this is definitely a good, tough challenge!  Difficult to decide which superpower would be more beneficial over the other.  I admit, at first glance, the answer seemed easy – Speak and Understand Any Language.  I love languages and it frustrates me to no end that as an adult, learning aContinue reading “A.C. Melody Was Here”