Category Archives: Nostalgia

From Halloween to Christmas

Every Christmas, I think back to the first one my husband and I spent together as a newly married couple. We were completely broke. He had just started a new job, and I was waitressing. We couldn’t spend money on … Continue reading

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About My Mom

In a sea of activity, Mom was patient and kind. Continue reading

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Bad Karaoke, Beautiful Souveniers

Does anyone have an antidote to bad karaoke?  If so, please let me know what it is, for it is currently disturbing my ability to write. I shouldn’t complain. I am fortunate enough to live on a lake; yet here … Continue reading

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Dad’s Legacy

With gratitude, I remember my father: Dad, thank you for daffodils.  They blossomed alongside us when we talked on our concrete steps, feeling the breeze as the sun sent pink and orange rays across green hills. Thank you for birch … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Idol Homecoming

American Idol’s Alex Preston (@RealAlexPreston), during his May 2014 hometown visit to New Hampshire, mentioned missing his family, friends, girlfriend, and “[Even] the air”.1  He is so right. Even the air in New Hampshire is idyllic. Several years ago, we took … Continue reading

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