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Happy Memorial Day

Posted by mcm0704 on May 29, 2016 |

Some thoughts and facts about the holiday that we in the United States celebrate this weekend.   Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers of the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War. I remember it as Decoration Day from my childhood and knew it […]

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A Man And A Horse

Posted by mcm0704 on May 27, 2016 |

Let’s welcome Slim Randles and his cowboy friend, Steve, as my guests today. One of these days I might get back to my regular schedule of blogging, with guests on Wednesday’s, but until then, there will be surprises, like this one. I could really relate to Steve today. There is nothing like a good horse, […]

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Trip to Boston

Posted by mcm0704 on May 25, 2016 |

I just returned from Boston where I helped celebrate my grandson’s graduation from New England Law/Boston. It was great to be there with other family and friends to celebrate this momentous occasion.  Justin graduated fifth in his class of just over 200 students and was presented with the New England Law/Boston Outstanding Achievement Award. The school […]

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Cow-a-What?

Posted by mcm0704 on May 20, 2016 |

For Friday’s Funnies I thought I’d invite Slim Randles for a special appearance. Have you ever heard of cow-a-dunga? Cow-a-bunga, yes, but this is a new one for me. By the way, does anyone know what cow-a-bunga means?   I was studying my card when the guys walked in for coffee. “What did you get?” […]

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Six Self-Editing Tips

Posted by mcm0704 on May 16, 2016 |

Many thanks to the awesome Kristen Lamb who shares writing tips on her blog and lets folks re-post her entries. This is one of her recent posts and I thought it was a good one to share. We all can benefit from some thoughtful self-editing before turning our babies over to an editor, so get […]

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Friday’s Funnies

Posted by mcm0704 on May 13, 2016 |

A FEW JOKES TO START THE WEEKEND OFF WITH A CHUCKLE OR TWO   A photographer on vacation in the US was inside a church taking photographs when he noticed an old fashioned telephone mounted on the wall with a sign that read ‘$10,000 per call’. Being intrigued, he asked a priest who was strolling […]

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Author Interview – Dayna Steele

Posted by mcm0704 on May 11, 2016 |

Dayna Steele is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of Surviving Alzheimer’s With Friends, Facebook, and A Really Big Glass of Wine . The book that I reviewed here last Sunday,  and today she is sharing some behind-the-scenes information about the book and how she came to write it. Picking what to have for refreshments today […]

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Book Review – Surviving Alzheimer’s

Posted by mcm0704 on May 8, 2016 |

Before I post the book review, I do want to take a moment to wish every mother a Happy Mother’s Day. Enjoy your special day!! Surviving Alzheimer’s With Friends, Facebook, and a Really Big Glass of Wine Dayna Steele with Heather Rossiello File Size: 11854 KB Print Length: 228 pages Publication Date: February 22, 2016 Sold […]

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Happy May Day

Posted by mcm0704 on May 4, 2016 |

Another whole week has raced by, and Slim Randles is back as today’s Wednesday’s guest. Before I turn you over to him, however, I have some lamenting to do. Don’t you just love that word? It has such a rich meaning. But I digress. My tale of woes includes an increase in pain from the Ramsey […]

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