Monthly Archives: December 2009

Grandma’s Moustache?

After dinner, my little grandson, Max, was sitting on my lap.  He looked at me with those big 4 year old eyes and very seriously said, “mamaw, kiss me on the lips.”  I told him, no, but I’d kiss him … Continue reading

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Not a Gift Till You Receive It

One night years ago, I went to the grandkids house to help wrap their Christmas gifts for their parents. They had gotten their mama a glass candy jar. After studying the jar, the boys decided the best way to wrap … Continue reading

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The Gift of Beaded Fruit

One Christmas, the adults in our family decided that we would draw ‘family’ names instead of gifting individuals. The ‘gift’ was to be a household gift, not specific for either spouse. The ladies talked among themselves and shared ideas for … Continue reading

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When You Hit the Door

One summer night the family was over for a cookout.  Max, about 5 years old, had made a game of running in the side door then out the sliding patio door.  We had opened the screened patio door so Max … Continue reading

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