Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Midnight Message of Paul Revere

April 26 – As I was typing this blog, I suddenly thought of a date just about a week ago (April 18) and the related poem The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Longfellow. As I have mentioned before, I … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Possum-Snatchers

April 25 – Last week while I was lying in bed, waiting for Chris to come too, I heard a sound which I took to be the sound of her closing a door. When she came in, she asked if … Continue reading

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Rain From the Sky

April 21 – How thankful we are for the rains we had during the night and early morning! Not that we had a lot, or anywhere near the torrential rains in Texas! The news this morning brought us a very … Continue reading

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Outside for Spring

April 20 – Here I am at the computer ready to write a few words about my work for today. Just came in from taking three laundry loads of clothes off the line. Dale always reminds me that we really … Continue reading

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Visit From Dave (Chris version)

April 19 – As Dale mentioned yesterday, David came out to help on various projects, along with trying to explain to his “not computer savvy” mother how to accomplish various tasks on our new computer that he set up for … Continue reading

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Is This Thy Voice, My Son David?

April 18 – Dave came out for a few hours to visit recently and help us with any tasks we might have to do. It was a good day, both because of the warm temperatures and fine company. I had … Continue reading

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Game Night

April 15 – I have always enjoyed good music, ever since I was a little kid with my mother playing the old, old piano, with such fervor and joy that we all sang along with her. But, guess what? She … Continue reading

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Reading vs TV

April 13 – Sometimes I wonder how old we’ll have to be before we throw in the towel and spend the rest of our years sitting, reading, napping, listening to music, watching TV, or playing board games. Thus far, though, … Continue reading

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A”knee”ta’s surgery and recovery

April 10 – A strange thought, but I have just about come to the conclusion that as far as sickness, pain, surgery, quick recoveries, and all the rest, are concerned, there are but two categories in which all of the … Continue reading

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Friday Update

April 8 – Thanks to the colder weather we have had lately, mixed in with temperatures in the seventies and even eighty one day, many of our flowers and bushes have been frozen. Those armies of golden daffodils, and colorful, … Continue reading

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