Time

I have been told time heals all wounds, but does it?  Life is a series of experiences triumphs & tragedies that the passage of time can soften our memories of.  Time however, doesn't make those feelings go away.  As we grow older & have more memories in our memory bank we can be selective as…

Celebrate 2013!

January 2013 is off to a quick start and another year is well on its way.  There is a saying that time flies when you are having fun, so I guess I must be having a blast because weeks just seem to zip by.  The new year is like a reboot for our lives, a chance…

I Love a Parade….

I attended the Naples, Florida Christmas Parade this past Tuesday.  The Gulf Coast Sharks, the high school band my daughter marches with was there as well as bands from some of the other high schools in Naples.  The parade was magical.  It was an hour and half of Christmas cheer.  There were Santa's, snowmen, living…

The pursuit of holiday magic…

The holidays keep us busy.  Shopping, decorating, baking are just a few of the many tasks that make the holidays a special time.  Unfortunately, making things so special actually can be stressful for many people.  The saying, youth is wasted on children is never more apparent during the holidays.  The lengths that people will go…

Birthdays!

Birthdays are those special days of the year when young people like to celebrate and older folks care to forget.  The passing of another year, more experience and hopefully a fresh start for the future.  Birthdays are special and the tradition of birthday cards, presents and cake are meant to make this day stand out…

Independence Day

We live in a country that gives us wonderful things.  Freedom, a voice and choices.  Although we all come from different parts of the world, as a nation true Americans are proud of our history and traditions.  Today July 4th is our nations birthday and while we all go to the beach, attend bar b cues…

Our History & Traditions

History: we all have one.  Our relatives and ancestors before us are the reason we are here today.  Passed down from generation to generation many of our customs and traditions of today came from our ancestors.  The foods and stories are just some of the traditions of my family.  With Easter here and my parents as a captive audience…