Cake, ice cream, and extra candle! My mother always put an extra candle on the cake to grow with. She made the best cakes! I still love celebrating my birthday with cake, Breyers ice cream, and making a wish with friends and family. This year I celebrated at our local Mexican restaurant, and my birthday … Continue reading Six Word Saturday – 5 December 2015
Enjoying the little blessings of life! This young lad is getting a lesson on how to gently hold small creatures, by his aunt Mary. Auntie and nephew look like two kindred spirits enjoying a warm summer day. These two photos were taken in 1937, at the Mirota farm in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Take a … Continue reading Six Word Saturday – 15 August 2015
Enjoying the dog days of summer! I'm the little one demonstrating the wrong way to hold a puppy, in this family photo from about 1960. Here in southern Virginia, we are having lots of days over 90 degrees with frequent rain showers and humidity. All the crops in the fields seem to be flourishing. I'm … Continue reading Six Word Saturday – Enjoying the dog days of summer!