Another New Year’s Eve, or to quote Dan Fogelberg, “Another Auld Lang Syne” (which basically translates to “for old times’ sake”), and it’s time for a retrospective.  Most years we are glad to see the old year go, and we look forward to the new one in anticipation and hope that things will be better …

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I know.  It’s silly, and it’s for kids, but this has always been a favorite Christmas song of mine.  It sticks in your head, and it makes you smile.  Most of us have those happy childhood memories when we opened our eyes and saw our own “Hippo Hero” standing there.  Christmas morning was a very …

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Here is my response to Ese’s Weekly Shoot & Quote Challenge – Memories – http://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2013/12/08/eses-weekly-shoot-quote-challenge-memories/. First is a photo of my Mother’s lighted hanging angel display (they are all different colors) and then several photos of her handmade ornaments.  The ornaments made it from her Christmas tree to mine some 30-40 years later.  The birds …

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