The lovely month of May

The lovely month of May

As I was writing the headline for this post, it brought to mind the line from the Camelot song: “It’s May! It’s May! That gorgeous holiday…” I love being outside this time of year – soaking in the sun, raking out flower beds and...
Welcome March!

Welcome March!

I don’t remember ever being so happy and relieved to flip the calendar over to March! It was almost cause for a full-blown celebration! Here in south-central Pennsylvania, we had the coldest February in recorded history. It seemed like every Monday morning I was...
Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

After a computer crash this fall, I was going through old files that had been backed up on a disc, and ran across this post. I remember every detail of the events it describes, but I have absolutely no memory of ever writing it down.   Even though it focuses on...
A star-spangled visit to Fort McHenry

A star-spangled visit to Fort McHenry

It’s been exactly a month since I visited “the birthplace of the National Anthem” for the 200th anniversary of the “Star Spangled Banner,” but I am only just getting around to writing a post about it. I’m happy to report that my...
Two-time winner of Southern Fiction Award

Two-time winner of Southern Fiction Award

I can’t believe summer is really here, and we are heading into the Fourth of July holiday weekend! I have been trying to get the garden in shape, but it’s been slow-going this year. We do finally have some beans coming, along with broccoli, tomatoes,...
 

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