Category Archives: memories

October

The Spooky Season begins. And such a beginning! I have lived in this house for the majority of the last 50 years. We have had squirrels and birds in the attic; mice; snakes in the basement; skunks and possums rooting … Continue reading

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They Are Attacking My Childhood!

Last night, there was a movie on …. “The Banana Splits Movie”…. only it was NOT the Banana Splits I recall and loved as a child. This was a horror movie about a slasher who dressed in one of the … Continue reading

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September Roundup

Another month down. It was a fairly active one, too. We started with a trip to the Schaghticoke Fair on the first. On the eighth, it was over to Waterford for the Tug Boat Round Up (which I have no … Continue reading

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“Christopher Robin”; A Trip Back Into Childhood

Don’t worry about spoilers; I don’t plan on any. But I do want to share a little on this rainy Friday that is sort of an Eeyore Day. Mom, Meriah, and I went to see the new live-action/CGI movie “Christopher … Continue reading

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Good bye 2017

Twenty to seven, PM….feels a lot later than that. The Kidling spent today watching a MLP marathon. Hubs was watching “Andromeda”. Right now, I have the news on, and later will have “Dick Clark’s Rocking New Year’s Eve”. We have … Continue reading

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Prom Night

Where has the time gone? My baby girl, my Geek Princess …. the one who was reading and UNDERSTANDING her father’s astronomy magazines at age 7…. is at her Senior Prom tonight, having fun with her friends. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Weddings, Funerals, and Milestone Birthdays

When I was young, Dad worked 40 hours a week, Mom worked for the school district, my grandfather was retired, and my grandmother sometimes worked part-time cleaning the rectory across the road from their home. Most weekends in the summer, … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives

From the lullabies sung over our infant selves, to the songs bidding farewell to our caskets, music is a part of our lives, even if most of it seems unconscious and random. Music can invoke strong emotions, influence moods, recall … Continue reading

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