Happy Birthday to The Perkins Twins


Dearest Readers: As I strive to push some energy into my body on the first day of packing to move, I must acknowledge The Perkins Twins. Yesterday was the 105th birthday of Walter W. and Lewis Eugene Perkins, aka “The Perkins Twins.” I thought of their birthday all day, never finding a free moment toContinue reading “Happy Birthday to The Perkins Twins”

Much Too Busy at Christmas


Dearest Readers: Today is Tuesday, December 16, 2019. Christmas is only nine days away. For our home this year, there isn’t the traditional Christmas tree decorated. All I have is a Norfolk Island Pine my husband surprised me with about a week ago when I mentioned I missed our traditional Christmas tree. This year, everythingContinue reading “Much Too Busy at Christmas”

Christmas Eve


Dearest Readers: Monday, December 24, 2018 — Christmas Eve. This year, after fighting another dreadful battle with bronchial asthma, I am able to give thanks for life, health and loved ones. My wish for all of you is to keep Christ in Christmas. Never leave Christ out of Christmas when writing it. I’ve seen peopleContinue reading “Christmas Eve”

Today I Met Mama Grinch…


Dearest Readers: People are so interesting, especially during the holiday season. About 30 minutes ago, I was standing in the overcrowded line at Dollar Tree. I noticed a woman slowly pushing her cart into the line. She was an elderly woman with gray hair. Her face was wrinkled, reminding me of a crinkled road map. She hadContinue reading “Today I Met Mama Grinch…”

Merry Christmas, 2017


Dearest Readers: Today, December 24, 2017 is Christmas Eve. Today is also the anniversary of two of our dearest Friends, Joan and Jim Adams. May your anniversary be as special to them as they are to us. If you are out and about in the middle of the insane Christmas rush, please DO NOT TAILGATE. IContinue reading “Merry Christmas, 2017”

Happy Birthday, Walter Perkins – My Dad


Dearest Readers: On December 19, 1914, two identical twins were born in Michigan. Lewis Eugene and Walter W. Perkins. Never did I have the honor to know Uncle Lewis. He died at 26-years-of-age from Bright’s Disease. I believe it is an inflammation of the kidneys. After his death, my father reportedly changed to a sad,Continue reading “Happy Birthday, Walter Perkins – My Dad”

Merry Christmas 2016


Dearest Readers: This will probably be the shortest blog post I’ve written in a long time. Today is Christmas Eve, 2016. This day has gone wrong from the beginning. Anything and everything that could happen, I do believe has. Phil was dizzy this morning. Fortunately, he rested and got better. As for the rest ofContinue reading “Merry Christmas 2016”

Merry Christmas, 2015


Merry Christmas, 2015 to all. It is a foggy day in Charleston today. The city is draped in a thick blanket of fog with visibility dreadful. My pups awoke early, and so the day begins. I would like to take a moment to wish you much happiness and family fun today at Christmas. This houseContinue reading “Merry Christmas, 2015”