Category Archives: nostalgia

Trees Through the Years

How fun to browse through years and years of photos for this history of family Christmas trees. Each picture brought back heartwarming memories. They’re happy memories, but they made me a little sad, too, for the loved ones who are … Continue reading

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Christmas 1982 & 1984

I don’t have many regrets in my life, but one of the few I do have is that I haven’t been better organized with my photos and especially, my Christmas letters. I’m grateful that I do have most of the … Continue reading

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Advent Day 1 – Driving Home for Christmas

I love the lyrics, “Driving home for Christmas, with a thousand memories.” As part of my Advent Calendar this year, I’ll be sharing a few of my favorite Christmas memories. What’s a favorite Christmas memory of yours? I’m driving home for … Continue reading

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A Jar Full of Lighters

Out of cigarettes to smoke out of tissues to wipe away the tears a final swig of whisky to get him through the night then he was gone She came to gather his things and wondered about all the lighters … Continue reading

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Nocturne

Last night, outside my bedroom window the rain serenaded a pitter patter lullaby to wash the day away while I waited for gutter music my favorite nocturne when raindrops slide down, down, down the roof like children on a playground … Continue reading

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