Magical Moment Mondays: Fireflies

It’s that time of year when nighttime brings a special bug to light. At dusk fireflies blink on and off, giving the eyes a workout as they dart here and there to catch the passing light. I called them lightening bugs or fireflies interchangeably when I was a girl. I remember how I would catchContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Fireflies”

Magical Moment Mondays: Reminiscing

Last week I posted a blog about my childhood growing up in Roosevelt, NJ (Nature Child of The 60s in Small Town USA). I had such an outpouring of responses from many of my childhood friends over the past week. They shared their own reminiscences of growing up in our small town and they sharedContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Reminiscing”

Magical Moment Mondays: Snow Day

I remember as kid how I longed to hear the siren ring to indicate it was a snow day. In my hometown that is how we were informed that the school was closed due to weather. Even as an adult I love it when I am forced to stay in, snuggled and warm while IContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Snow Day”

Magical Moment Mondays: Brothers and Sisters

This weekend we had an unexpected visit from my brother who lives about 6 hours from us. What a pleasure it was to simply be together while dining or just chatting away. I love how we can pick up conversations wherever they left off because of the many years of common experience we share. WeContinue reading “Magical Moment Mondays: Brothers and Sisters”

Flower Fridays: Lily of the Valley

It is almost the time—for the bloom and fragrance of lily of the valley! Nineteen years ago when we first moved into our house, one of the most exciting aspects of being a new homeowner was seeing what flowers where already in the garden. Each season I awaited unknown blooms and I was so happyContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Lily of the Valley”