Christmas Journey Home 2012

NOTE: Click on the pictures to see the captions. I’m home after the Christmas Holiday with family in Louisiana. I was treated to a light snowfall last night. It won’t last long. The temperature is not freezing, so it will be melted shortly – but what a nice Christmas treat! I drove home in the […]

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Counting to Three…My Siblings

There are four of us. I have three siblings. I am the oldest. I have a sister, Susan, who is 14 months younger than me and two brothers, Sammy and Terry, three years and five years younger than┬áme, respectively. I saw my brothers this weekend on the occasion of the death of one of Momma’s […]

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Bon Voyage Aunt Shirley

I got a call from Momma this morning. I could tell she was in tears. She left a message and told me to call her or my brother Terry back. I called Terry because her line was busy, and I said, “What happened?” This year has been a tragic one for my family, particularly my […]

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Stitches of Love: The Quilt

Momma is a quilter. Quilting is not exactly a lost art but it is one that is rarer than it used to be. Quilting is one of those skills that was used for a very functional purpose at one time, but is now used to make beautiful pieces of art. For one thing, it takes […]

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Daddy

Everybody knows my Dad as Sam King. And, EVERYBODY knows Sam King. I can’t remember any family trip we ever took – and we traveled a lot – where someone, somewhere didn’t yell across a room, a lake, a street, “Is that Sam King?” We would roll our eyes and laugh. We just could not […]

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