Ahhh, Spring! Or is it just a “Spring Tease” provided by Mother Nature’s sense of humor? Either way, one takes in the warmth of the spring sunshine and all that early spring has to offer…the scents, the sounds, and the spiritual sense of renewal. First, it’s the anticipation of getting a glimpse of the first … More “Spring” by Mother Nature
It’s August 1st, nine months into the year 2016, 240 years after our country fought and won our independence from England. Just think of all the advancements and achievements the hard-working people of this country have made those two and a half centuries. Candles and kerosene to electric and LED lighting, horses and carriages to … More The Seniam Mid-Year State of the Union Opinion
Tonight brought the not only the Season 6 finale’ but also the Series finale’ to Downton Abbey, written by Julian Fellows and presented on the PBS Television Network. Although I can’t speak for every viewer and fan of Downton Abbey, I found myself engulfed in the characters and the era of the period they portrayed, … More Farewell to “Downton Abbey”
January isn’t just the month of resolutions for the year ahead. It can also be a good time to reminisce the days back when and now I wish I had the intuition years ago to ask my parents and grandparents, “What was it like when you was a kid? I remember the many times … More What was it like when you were a kid?
We survived the Christmas shopping and the over enthusiastic crowd of shoppers. We survived the endless office and friends Christmas parties. We survived the packing up of gifts and trips to parents and family for the annual Christmas gatherings, and we’ve survived the New Year’s Eve parties and the hangovers on the first day of … More Reality Check 2016
It’s late August. The last days of summer. Hot days and high humidity make for lazy afternoons, sitting on the front porch, waiting for the elusive breeze to ever so slightly stir the tree branches bringing the anticipation of minuscule relief from the late summer heat. White fluffy clouds slowly drift overhead offering little to … More Summer Rain Memories