The Delights of December

December; the most wonderful time of the year! My list of things for which I am grateful during this month runs rich and deep, with many celebrations, traditions, and so much love. My family started the month with our tradition of building Gingerbread Houses. My daughter, husband, and I helped the grandkids decorate their veryContinue reading “The Delights of December”

November, A Time of Reflection

Our family had a couple of serious medical scares recently, one with an older loved one, and another with a younger loved one.  Both were frightening, and answers wouldn’t come quickly. I also learned of the unexpected passing of a couple of dear old friends. With these things weighing on my mind, I spent aContinue reading “November, A Time of Reflection”

October, A Harvest of Fun

I’ve always loved this time of year. I love the vivid shades of the leaves turning on the trees, the smell of firewood burning, and the crunch under my feet as the leaves fall to the ground. I must have driven my kids nuts over the years, always reminding them to take time to noticeContinue reading “October, A Harvest of Fun”

September Surprise

September is one of my favorite months of the year. The weather is mild as summer winds down. Everything is lush and green again, and I make a point of taking it in for I know it won’t be long before it all will begin to change. It’s also the month of my wedding anniversary.Continue reading “September Surprise”

The Freedoms of July

Any list of gratitude for the month of July must begin with being grateful to live in a free nation. Not everyone in the world enjoys that freedom, and we must never take it for granted. I’m grateful for our Founding Fathers; those who came before us and risked their lives and the lives ofContinue reading “The Freedoms of July”

June Bugs Under Beautiful Skies

June is such a beautiful time of year in Kentucky. Marshmallow clouds float against a crystal blue sky, swirling and dancing ever so gently. The season is filled with lots of fun outdoor activities, but the long days also provide adequate time to just relax and take in the sensational sights and sounds of summertime.Continue reading “June Bugs Under Beautiful Skies”

Milestones in May

All of the events and activities of spring are winding down to make room for the fast-approaching relaxing days of summer. It’s a time for celebrating many milestones for my family, and I’m grateful for each and every one of them. Another Kentucky Derby in the Books The state of Kentucky gets many visitors thisContinue reading “Milestones in May”

Awesome April

Springtime is in full gear and the celebrations are non-stop for my family during the month of April. Here are some of the things for which I’m grateful during this sweet time of year: BIRTHDAY BLESSINGS We kick off the month of every April by celebrating my husband’s birthday. The grand kids have the bestContinue reading “Awesome April”

Mad About March

March is the month when we, hopefully, say goodbye to Old Man Winter and prepare to welcome the wonders of spring. Who wouldn’t be grateful for that?  It’s a time of transition and new beginnings. This is my list of gratitude for the month of March: RAIN, RAIN, YOU CAN STAY I love sunny days,Continue reading “Mad About March”