This week for #TellAMemoryTuesday, I’m taking a break from the chronological order. Next week we’ll be back on track with our move to Plainfield, New Jersey. Today we travel back to the time when I was a little girl in elementary school. The year […]
Beach Chaperones: Scary Thoughts and a Birthday
This week for Tell a Memory Tuesday, I share about a beach trip and Sara’s scary thoughts. Steve seemed to be fitting in well as a teacher at Covenant Christian School. Towards the end of the school year we were asked to be the chaperones […]
Surprise: New Church, Extra Children
Today for Tell a Memory Tuesday, I share about choosing a church and a surprise there, caring for a couple of extra kids and their dog. And, of course, something about our own children. This is installment three of our year in Kenilworth. Our […]
Fun Times: South Dakota Part 3
We enjoyed a lot of fun times in South Dakota, but some things were hard. In this Tell a Memory Tuesday post I’ll share a funny story. Next week I’ll share a more serious one. Since I don’t have pictures that directly relate to […]
Holidays and a Blizzard: South Dakota Part 2
This week Tell A Memory Tuesday includes a blizzard, holidays and fun. October 31, 1979, started out like a pretty normal day. Sara was excited to dress up to go “Trick or Treating.” It wasn’t much of a costume but she had fun with her […]
First House, New Puppy, First Child
We had to call our friends to pick her up, because Steve needed to be with me. They had never met my mother, and we had no way of letting her know. This was before cell phones. They left to meet her, armed only with a picture. Eventually they found her and made it to the hospital while I was still in labor.
Wedding Day Remembrances
I do remember we stopped on the opposite side of the road to hop out, run across the footbridge and get into our car. This made it almost impossible for anyone to follow us. But I don’t remember actually getting into the car, though of course we did!
Memory: A Story from Childhood
About five years ago on my old blog I had a series called Memoir Monday, where I shared snippets from my life. My plan is to revise them and share here either weekly or every other week. I’m calling the series Tell a Memory Tuesday. […]
Joy is Found in Memories Old and New
I may not always look like I am joyful, but there are many things that bring me gladness and cheer. Joy is found in memories.