Category Archives: Special Moments

Meet Patsy

I am taking a small break from my break because I wanted to let you all know that I have been Peanutized! Cee’s Photography did a nice article on becoming Peanutized.  In celebration of the new Peanuts movie they created … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies Anyone?

This is the first Christmas I will not be baking cookies. When my mother was ill my sister and I took over some of the baking and that is when I found my love of baking Christmas cookies. The year … Continue reading

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It Is Beginning To Look Like Christmas

It is now the day after Thanksgiving here in America so it is now the official start of the Christmas season and to celebrate it I thought it fitting to post to the song by Bing Cosby, It Is Beginning … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Here I am getting ready for the second holiday season without Tom. In 35 years of marriage we have only missed two wedding anniversaries, two Christmas’s and one Thanksgiving and one New Year. Not bad for a military wife, but … Continue reading

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Here Comes Santa Claus

It it is time to start thinking “Christmas”.  Actually I think of Christmas all year-long as I reflect the birth of Jesus.  Then as I start sing Hark the Angels, Joy to the World and other favorite Christmas classics, soon … Continue reading

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Fall Is In The Air

Autumn. Don’t you just love the smell of the weather change? “Fall is in the air” my dad would say when the temperatures begin to change. Although autumn doesn’t start until Sept 21, for me it starts with the first … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of The Torino

I would like to introduce you to my husband’s baby.  It did not have a name – it was always referred to as “the Torino” or “dad’s Torino”.  It was his prized possession – a part of his father – … Continue reading

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Preserving History

This past week my children and I took Toms’ WWII military collection to  the Endless Mountain War Memorial Museum in Sonestown, PA, not far from where we live. During the years especially after he retired he was always interesting in  … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to family Happy New Year to friends May you each enjoy the blessings That our Lord God sends And trust in His guidance all along the way As you begin a brand new year on this happy … Continue reading

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The Parakeet

As I read everyone’s posts about Christmas memories I am reminded of my own memories.  The year my sister and I both received exactly the same doll house. The Christmas I received my first ring from my parents.  I still … Continue reading

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