In My Own Backyard

I’m sad to see that Summer is dusting off her luggage and starting to pack it up and head out of town. I love you Summer!  You will be missed by me. Now that the University of Central Missouri is in full swing I want to share with you what flew over the other day.Continue reading “In My Own Backyard”

Seasons of My Heart

Today I was sitting in my friends business having a wonderful time catching up and sipping coffee. They have a Quilt Shop. They sell all the supplies you need to make your own quilts from material and threads to the machines that assist you. There is an atmosphere of peace there. I love businesses thatContinue reading “Seasons of My Heart”

Water, Water, Everywhere – My Memories of The Jersey Shore

Growing up at The Jersey Shore and being able to swim is a must.  My mother did not swim and she had a fear of the water.  So, she made sure that us kids could swim. Well, I have memories of early June mornings, cloudy and cold, dressed in our bathing suits with towels andContinue reading “Water, Water, Everywhere – My Memories of The Jersey Shore”

Truck Vendors – My Memories of The Jersey Shore

We had moved to The Jersey Shore in the mid-1950’s.  Our neighborhood was simple ranch houses and barely any trees.  The land use to be an apple orchard – from what I remember.  We had two tiny crab apple trees in the backyard- maybe they were leftovers?? The neighbor across the street and about 3Continue reading “Truck Vendors – My Memories of The Jersey Shore”

Tradition, Tradition! – My Memories of The Jersey Shore

Summer at the Jersey Shore can be a blast.  I loved growing up there.  And as any well raised child of the north east in the 1950s and 60s you learned what to wear and what not to wear.  At least in our household. My mom cared how she looked when she left the house.Continue reading “Tradition, Tradition! – My Memories of The Jersey Shore”

It’s Summertime!!! – My Memories of The Jersey Shore

I decided to take you all on a journey of my summer adventures and memories from an older gal who was born in the early 1950’s.  Are you ready? I was born in the northern part of New Jersey, USA to two parents and an older brother by three years.  I do not remember thatContinue reading “It’s Summertime!!! – My Memories of The Jersey Shore”

I Know How to Wrap Up Summer

Summer is over, even though the temperatures are still summer-like.  The colors of the leaves are lighter and some have actually fallen.  You can feel it in the breeze – the changes are coming.  Soon we will have our fall clothing on and jackets and the leaves will turn gorgeous colors while we sip onContinue reading “I Know How to Wrap Up Summer”