Tag Archives: Memories

One Summer Day

One Summer Day  A young girl laying on the green grass  Watching the clouds float by  Dreaming little girl dreams     One Summer Day  A young girl running carefree   Chasing after butterflies and lighting bugs  Wishes upon the … Continue reading

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The Song

The Song                                                                                                           {A short story by Patty Beggs 2015} As Amanda was picking up the toys that were strewn all over the floor, a song came on the radio.  It was the song that would always transport her back to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

Over the years Memorial Day went from being a day to honor our men and women who were killed in combat to honoring all of our loved ones who have died to a three-day weekend of picnic and family gatherings, … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day Mom!

The past few months have been busy ones for me, but as I like to say, it has been a good busy. So I am happy for my first day back writing to be about my mom. I want to … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Years Blessings

All my best laid plans to do a weekly advent devotion for Christmas were dashed when I came down with a sinus infection and eventually a bad case of the flu. After starting antibiotics for my sinus infection I was … 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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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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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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Favorite Children’s Song

For some reason this week – it is probably with school starting, that I was reminded of when I was in the First Grade and the first two songs I learned.  You can say they are my favorite because whenever … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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