Tag: Family

The First Days of Summer

From the journal of the S.O.B.: As we head into the last week of June, we also embrace the first day of summer. And it sure has come in with a bang. Snow in the mountains, floods in the plains,

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A Belated Happy Daddy’s Day

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: I hope all of you who are Dads had a happy day yesterday and those of you who celebrated Father’s Day with your Dad or hubby made it great as well. I have to

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Happy Post-Thanksgiving Day

We are all recovering from a hectic holiday weekend. Some of you went crazy on Black Friday (I don’t have the patience for it), others entertained relatives, many overate, and some got stuck in the crazy weather. This is just

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Collecting Moments

I don’t know about you, but every now and then thoughts pop into my head of events that happened at all different ages. i see myself on stage dancing at 3, at camp when I was 8, my husband and

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All Mother’s Day

O.K. all you S.O.B.’ers, it’s coming up. For all of you mothers, grandmothers and great grandmothers, I hope you will take next Sunday and love every minute of it  You deserve it!!  After all, there were all the trials and

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It’s Happy Birthday Time !

Yes, today is my birthday!  And it’s a big one. My son, his husband and my daughter are all here in San Diego with me to celebrate. I am fortunate to have such a loving family and value them so

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Holiday Greetings!

We now begin the various celebrations of the year. This week starts the celebration of Hanukkah and then in two weeks we have Xmas and Kwanzaa. Everyone is on their best behavior this time of year, and as the commercial

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My Wedding Anniversary

  Today would have been my 54th wedding anniversary. I still miss him every day and wish he were here, however, I know he wouldn’t have gotten any better because he would never have changed his habits. Still, we had

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hard to believe that is already time for Thanksgiving. And once again it’s time to give thanks to everything and everyone. These last two weeks have been a whirl, what with Chicago, Atlanta and this week it will be San

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Father’s Day Thoughts

Looking forward to Father’s Day next week, and wishing Happy Father’s Day to all of you out there who will be celebrating.  I think sometimes we don’t give Dads the benefit of doubt. Most are caring, responsible, loving individuals who

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