Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Place I’ve Never Been…

My oldest sister exposed me to an experience today that I’ve never had the pleasure of enjoying before, and if I’m in my right mind, may never want to enjoy again! A day with her four grandsons, ages 5 and under.  … Continue reading

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Okay, I Pinky Promise…

Yesterday two of my girls and I had a “pedi” day at the mall. I need to prefix this with a couple of items. First, until recently, I was a “no one is going to touch my toes” person. Just … Continue reading

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Not Just Everyone Goes Grave Hunting for a Hobby…

Two of my loves are family and history. With that sentence come visions of my Grandma Elliott’s kitchen with its red checked tablecloth, chickens and roosters everywhere, red telephone, and little ole mammy toaster cover. That’s where my heart is…that … Continue reading

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Merry, Merry Christmas…

I’m up early on Christmas Eve. It’s Grandma’s job to make the cinnamon rolls, that’s what I remember…how did I get here? Oh my goodness, I’m 49+, I’m the grandma, I’m making the cinnamon rolls. And guess what, I’m feeling … Continue reading

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The Christmas Letdown

I almost hate to post this. Almost hate to admit to it. Absolutely hate that I feel this way. But, if just one soul feels this way… I’ve told you all before.  I love Christmas, I love the Christmas season. … Continue reading

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Got a Little Carly Simon Playing in My Head…

You’re so vain…you probably think this blog is about you, don’t ya, don’t ya…LOL Actually, it all started earlier in the day, when my youngest child said (from across the room, I might add), “mom, what’s that spot on your … Continue reading

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When You Know You’ve Done It Right…

There are some emotions that it just takes being 49andcounting or so, to experience. I tell you, right up there with being a Grammy, is the emotion felt when you watch your children as adults and can think, “I believe … Continue reading

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