Sweet Treat

A little sugary sweetness can go a long way. When my brothers and I were in elementary school we used to ride bike up to our neighbor’s home. He was an older gentleman, lived alone, was always joyful, made an extra effort to help Dad and Mom on the farm and welcomed us kids into…

Prickly Things

During springtime, fall and winter, I would trek back into our house as a kid, my clothes adorning what I called brown prickly things. I soon discovered they were cockleburs, and no matter how hard I attempted to avoid them, I always seemed to bring in a few. Cockleburs, for those who have yet to…

Winter Wonderland

Crisp cold. Crystal clear blue. Winter air. Ah, I just love when snow is surrounding everything during the winter months! (I however am not always so fond of the cold. I mean, a little cold is nice, but 30 below zero, REALLY?!?) And along with winter snow comes fort building, snowball fights, snowman rolling and…

Welcome 2013!

So, it’s a new year. And it’s that time of year that everyone talks about “New Year’s Resolutions” and looks back on the past year’s memories. But, I’m not going to bore you with my moments of my past, or my hopes and plans for the future. So I will just sum it up with…