Tag Archives: Family

Sending Happy 25th Birthday Wishes To You, Son, with Much Love

Dear Son, How can a mother ever forget the day that her first child, a son, is born?  You came into the world 25 years ago today at 2:18 pm.  I can hardly believe it’s been 25 years.  But I … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Sons: 25 Things I Want My College-Aged Sons To Know

Dear sons, I remember many years ago when you were both very young, when your grandmother (my mother-in-law) said to me:  “Enjoy your children while you can, they’ll be grown and gone from home before you know it.”  I remember … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  What are three things you wish  you saw more of? My Answer:     my sons sunrises and sunsets kindness in the world   Gail ♥

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween was always a big day when I was growing up.  I love Halloween!  I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids and we always celebrated it and had a good time.  We started planning what we would be … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Smell You Later

Today’s daily prompt:  Humans have very strong scent memory. Tell us about a smell that transports you. Every time I smell pipe smoke, it takes me back to when my father was still living.  He often smoked a pipe at … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  What’s something you enjoyed doing with your father when you were a child? My Answer:  My father was a pilot.  Occasionally, he would ask if I wanted to “go to work” with him.  I always jumped at the chance. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Buffalo Nickel

Today’s daily prompt:  Dig through your couch cushions, your purse, or the floor of your car and look at the year printed on the first coin you find. What were you doing that year? Well, since both my car and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Sweet Sixteen

Today’s daily prompt When you were 16, what did you think your life would look like? Does it look like that? Is that a good thing?   When I was sixteen, I dreamed a lot about being married, having children … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Helpless

Helplessness: that dull, sick feeling of not being the one at the reins. When did you last feel like that –- and what did you do about it? The time I last felt total helplessness was February 14, 2006 (yeah, … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: My Favorite

Today’s post is inspired by The Daily Post at WordPress.com What’s the most time you’ve ever spent apart from your favorite person? Tell us about it. The first thing I thought of when I read this question was that I’m … Continue reading

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