Birthday Cake

Traditions in my family – the birthday cake is a surprise. You can’t see it until Mom carries it out, all aglow with candles. This has been previously discussed in The Cake Slap. The traditions in Bridgette’s husband’s household growing up were different from mine. They took an active part in choosing and creating theirContinue reading “Birthday Cake”

Our first guest post!

In our randomly continuing series about weddings, my sister has offered to share her wedding story with us. Prologue: First before I start, I am not reminiscing nor do I have any longing for my former marriage. However, I loved most of our wedding celebration and the loved ones who attended. We were living inContinue reading “Our first guest post!”

Mary Mary Quite Contrary

How does your garden grow? I thought I would share some garden pictures, since it’s been a couple of months. I always plant a couple of cherry tomatoes on the porch for Mom. She loves to pick them and eat them as fast as she can. I think it’s interesting that 2 of the plantsContinue reading “Mary Mary Quite Contrary”

Speaking of weddings

I went to a wedding Saturday. It was for a girl I’ve known through belly dance, for about 10 years. Some weddings really make you wonder why these people are even getting married, because you know it’s not going to work. This wedding was the opposite, where the couple are such a good match, andContinue reading “Speaking of weddings”

The Monuments and Memorials!

Last day in DC – time to go check out some of the monuments and memorials. We started with the Washington Monument, which of course is closed so we couldn’t go inside. But it’s still an interesting structure to check out. We wandered from there to the WW2 memorial, and then continued along the pathway.Continue reading “The Monuments and Memorials!”