Uncategorized

You’re Never Too Old to Skip

My sweet cousin whom I grew up playing Barbies and petting puppies and making toadhouses with sent me a gift two days ago.  One I want to share with y'all tonight.  She wrote me about something that happened that reminded her of my Mama.  A Maemae/Aunt Barbara sighting, I like to call it.  In the middle… Continue reading You’re Never Too Old to Skip

Uncategorized

The Right Tools and the Right Folks

You would think with all my lists and planning and washing and packing and thinking and not sleeping and planning some more that I would not have forgotten anything. I mean, I worked to give my oldest all the mental and emotional tools I thought she'd need to make this transition and be okay, better… Continue reading The Right Tools and the Right Folks

Uncategorized

When the Family Gets Together

In my travels up and down 247 back and forth to Macon a few months back, I saw this sign.  That is not something you see very often, is it?But once upon a time.....Some of my fondest summer memories are of time spent with my cousins.  Mama and my Aunt loaded all seven and then… Continue reading When the Family Gets Together

Uncategorized

Best Cookbook Ever

I love cookbooks.  One of my favorites is Aunt Bea's Mayberry Cookbook that I got for Christmas probably twenty years ago.  I have some stand-by recipes from that one, including Mr. McBeevee's Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole that I make every year for Christmas morning.  (And that is our big meal of the day!  I know,… Continue reading Best Cookbook Ever