Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Dusting of Snow in Summerville

Dear Reader: Any time we have snow in Summerville, it is news! True, it was just a ‘dusting’ (as they say) but what a beautiful one. Anne called me a little after seven to tell me it had just started … Continue reading

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When Conversations turn to Charades

  Dear Reader: You know you’re getting old(er) when your conversations with friends sound more like a charades game than a normal conversation. The problem is those darn names of people who¬†just won’t pop up when you need them. Brooke … Continue reading

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An “Extra” Scoop Day

Dear Reader: Yesterday morning…around 7:00 a strange pink light filled my bedroom and for a moment, in my groggy state of mind, I thought there was a fire somewhere close by. I tumbled out of bed, found “Pinkie”- my beloved … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

Dear Reader: Monday night I had one of those (interrupted) sleeping episodes that made me wake up (for whatever reason) and then struggle to return to Nod-land. And so what did I think about? …Eva Cate and her buildings made … Continue reading

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Simple Sanity at Home

Dear Reader: I decided quite awhile back…that my constant daily housekeeping opponent, dust, and I must reach some type of peace agreement. I compromised by telling “Mr. Dust” that I could live with a smattering, as seen on the coffee … Continue reading

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Me, Jakie, and Reverend “No No”

            Dear Reader: Poor little Jakie….the new word he hears a lot lately, is “NO!” “No Jakie, don’t grab that…you will pull the doll house over on you or “No Jakie, you can’t stand in … Continue reading

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When the Voice Inside Matches the Face

Dear Reader: When I was the social studies coordinator for the district, nothing made my day more than walking into classrooms where creative social studies lessons were taking place. Some times teachers would call to let me know they were … Continue reading

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