One of my nieces really, really wanted a certain toy. Her parents tried to impart a lesson to her by reminding her of all the toys she had at home. They told her, "Honey, you don't need another toy." Proving my mother's observation that there are no stupid children in her family, my niece leaned … Continue reading Need versus Want
Fiona Ferris of How to Be Chic is one of my favorite bloggers and is someone who has inspired me to finally start writing again. If you aren't already following her, you should be as she is the embodiment of a graceful ager. Fiona's most recent post is a heartfelt description of how she is managing … Continue reading Shared Wisdom – Losing a Parent
My husband and I watched Gone with the Wind over the weekend. We have always tried to fit in this classic once a year and now it has a reserved slot on our viewing calendar on the weekend nearest to my late father-in-law’s birthday. A fitting tribute to this Civil War history buff. Whenever I … Continue reading Scarlett O’Hara, Philosopher.