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Day Before Thanksgiving

Posted by mcm0704 on November 25, 2020 |

When I was a child, we would often go to West Virginia for Thanksgiving. My father would feel the pull to visit his childhood home, and his kinfolk, and my sister and I would go every other year, as dictated in divorce papers. Back then, I didn’t know about divorce papers, or what my mother […]

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Post-Election Humor

Posted by mcm0704 on November 4, 2020 |

As I write this, we don’t know for sure who has won the elections across the country. Lots of mail-in ballots are still to be counted. I’m still staying away from news for the most part, and I thought a little humor from Slim Randles might be in order. The following is an older post […]

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Fun With Cats

Posted by mcm0704 on November 2, 2020 |

If you’re anything like me, you’re beyond tired of the campaigning, the political crap being flung all around, and the constant dire news. So today, the day before the election here in the U.S., I thought it would be fun to have a Cat Day on my blog again. You who read the blog regularly […]

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The Club That Never Was

Posted by mcm0704 on October 12, 2020 |

My friend Slim Randles is filling in for me today as I’m still in the midst of treatments for the nasty pain in my head and not able to work for long. I found this older column of his from when I was the managing editor of WinnsboroToday.com and he shared his work there. That’s […]

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Mid-Week Humor with Slim Randles

Posted by mcm0704 on October 7, 2020 |

Grab a cup of coffee or tea to go with a piece of pie and sit back to enjoy this story from Slim Randles who’s my Wednesday’s Guest today. You can top your apple pie with cheese or ice-cream, but I’ll be putting mine in a bowl and adding milk and a little bit of […]

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Cooking For Everyone

Posted by mcm0704 on August 14, 2020 |

As always I appreciate my friend Slim Randles for sharing his columns with us, especially when it’s a day for a blog post and I have nothing. I mean no words. No issues to rant about, which may make some of you very happy.  🙂 Anyway, I’m going to let Slim entertain you while I […]

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Blog Book Tour: The Gulag P-Pa Diaries #LSLL

Posted by mcm0704 on August 12, 2020 |

THE GULAG P-PA DIARIES A Bittersweet Memoir of Grandparenting by PRESTON LEWIS Genre: Memoir / Christian / Humor / Grandparenting / Family Publisher: CKN Christian Publishing Date of Publication: April 22, 2020 Number of Pages: 268 Scroll down for the giveaway! As new empty-nesters, Harriet and Preston next looked forward to becoming grandparents. Their journey to […]

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Feed Your Mule

Posted by mcm0704 on August 5, 2020 |

Oh my, I can relate to this offering from Slim Randles, who is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. Anyone who’s been around large farm animals can. Read on and enjoy. But first, I want to share this photo of another flower that bloomed on my Hollyhock bush. I’m really loving this special surprise that popped […]

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Down at The Swimming Hole

Posted by mcm0704 on July 29, 2020 |

Ah! I love this essay from Slim Randles, who is today’s Wednesday’s Guest. It reminds me of the swimming hole an uncle in West Virginia took us kids to one summer when we were visiting. I don’t remember a tire swing, but I do remember the deep, crystal clear water and the dead tree at […]

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Learning Never Stops

Posted by mcm0704 on July 22, 2020 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a bit of humor to get us over the mid-week hump. He always manages to enlighten and entertain.  This meme has nothing to do with the topic of Slim’s essay, but I found it quite amusing when a friend shared it with me. I figured we […]

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