The Real Gifts Of Christmas Morning – An Unexpected Miracle

Posted on Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Some years ago, I shared this Christmas story in a post right here on Remarkable Wrinklies. Then, to my great surprise, Lisa Winkler asked me if I would like to contribute to a book in […]

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50 Years After The Assassination Of JFK – The Day Our Parents Grew Old

Posted on Friday, November 22nd, 2013

I knew exactly what I was going to write when I sat down to share my thoughts 50 years after the assassination of President Kennedy.
That is until I watched a CBS Sunday Morning report […]

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Royal Neighbors Of America – Life Insurance Based On The Notion That Women Have Value

Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2013

I was born in an era when married women rarely worked outside the home.
Growing up, I heard that a woman’s duties were inside the home (wife, mother, homemaker) and those duties were not considered “work.” […]

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Waxing Nostalgic About Clotheslines – Again

Posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

On this very day, a couple years back, I was feeling a bit nostalgic for, of all things, clotheslines. This shouldn’t surprise me. May is a difficult month for me since I lost my Mom […]

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Christmas Memories – Sometimes The Magic Happens Years Later

Posted on Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Family Christmas – Memories of the real gifts of Christmas morning.

If you grew up in the 50s and 60s like me, you may remember scenes similar to this at Christmas time.
This is my family Christmas.  […]

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Inherited Silver Deserves Your Attention – Just Like The People You Loved

Posted on Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Here’s how to easily transform those much loved (and heavily tarnished) pieces so you can cherish them once again, and remember the people who used them last.
I have some plain old silverware that I’ve had […]

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Memory Lane Meals – How A Trip Home Inspired A Cookbook

Posted on Monday, September 26th, 2011

My trips down Memory Lane always lead to old fashioned meals.

Last year at this time, I was coming to the end of a month long adventure.  No, I wasn’t climbing the Himalayan mountains, bungee-jumping the […]

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Old Fashioned Meals – Remembering Homemade Ice Cream On The Front Porch

Posted on Saturday, August 6th, 2011

Homemade Ice Cream is about more than having freshly made ice cream.  It’s about making memories.
Since my friend Susanne Myers of has written her ebook Homemade Ice Cream and Other Frozen Desserts, I’ve been […]

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Summertime And The Livin’s Easy – Especially With Old Fashioned Ice Cream

Posted on Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The Hillbilly Housewife, Susanne Myers, has done it again!
When my friend Susanne Myers of sees a problem, she figures out a solution.  Here’s the perfect example.
Susanne’s family likes ice cream, just like many […]

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Creating Cherished Christmas Memories – An Interview With Tracy Roberts

Posted on Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Putting the brakes on the commercialization of Christmas with old fashioned fun and cherished memories.

My grandson was teasing me the other day because, as he put it, “All old people like to do is talk […]

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