Tag Archives: holidays

Wyndy’s Christmas Surprise

Nothing, not even the long and warm sunlit days of summer, lasts forever.  The warm months in the Ozarks were now only a memory in the mind of Wyndy and there were more important, and more immediate, issues which occupied … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Covered Doughnuts

The two children Robin and I raised had grown into young men.  They left our home, found, and married, young women they wanted to spend their lives with and had children of their own.  Our oldest son David married Kim, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Mother’s Divinity Candy Recipe

Every family seems to have a Christmas food tradition.  In my family it was my mother’s traditional holiday preparation of divinity candy.  My mother reveled in the experience of painstakingly preparing the sweet white clusters and, as a small boy, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Fowl Afternoon of Mayhem

Marshall invested a sufficient amount of time and thoughtful calculation in an effort to determine the precise instant of release.  He believed that he had carefully anticipated the launch angle and rate of descent.  He was confident that his six … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Father’s Christmas Gift

Rosalyn’s father and mother knew their destiny did not rest within a life in Cripple Creek, Colorado.  Although their dreams were those of modest expectations, the future for the family was on a dairy farm over eight hundred miles away … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Special Christmas in Noel

When you’re young, or maybe just young at heart, Christmas is certainly the best time of the year.  For me, the Christmas of 1961 was special.  I was eleven years old and lived in Arizona with my parents, my older … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment