November 2011

8 posts

The smells of different foods often take me back to one of Grandmothers’ kitchen as they were cooking a holiday dinner. But the smell that most triggers memories for me is the smell of a farm.  Still today, I can smell “fertilizer” spread on a field and I am back on the chicken farm of …
I am not married so I don’t have a wedding of my own to describe.  So I will talk about some of the family weddings. Mom and Dad were married in the hallway of her parents home.  They were married exactly three weeks after their first meeting!  I guess it worked out ok since they …
I have always loved learning.  I like learning new things!  I don’t really know that any one was my favorite subject.  My two favorites were probably math classes and English classes.  I like to read!  This is something that my parents started when I was a little kid.  They gave me books when I was …
I didn’t have a nickname when I was a child.  My Dad, however, was known as Buster.  We don’t really know why!  But that is what he was called.  The story behind his nickname is one of our family mysteries! Week #33 – Nicknames Week 33: Nicknames. What was your childhood nickname, and what was …
I don’t really have very clear memories of my early childhood.  I have vague memories of playing with my sister and of seeing my grandparents but I don’t really know which memory was the earliest. However, I do have a good family story from the first night that I was home after I was born.  …
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