Davey and the Mustard Seed

Saturday mornings were my favorite time of the week. I would awaken early, before my Mom and Dad, creep down the stairs, turn on the TV with the knob on the front, change the channel with a dial to one of the three channels that we had. Then I would turn down the volume onContinue reading “Davey and the Mustard Seed”

Red Light, Green Light, and the In-Between Time

Do you remember the Red Light Green Light Game? One person was designated as the police officer. The rest of those playing would be in a horizontal line yards apart, facing the officer. The police officer would shout ‘Green Light’, and everyone started to run toward him. He shouted ‘Red Light’, and all of thoseContinue reading “Red Light, Green Light, and the In-Between Time”

Looking Expectedly

Our granddaughter, Ava, and I were looking at a word search puzzle this morning that she got in her birthday bag from us. She and her sister Harlee are with us this week and Ava will be turning 8 next week. The word puzzle is one that has letters all over the page, and youContinue reading “Looking Expectedly”

The Tilt-A-Whirl

My favorite thing occurred for a week at the beginning of June every year, as I was growing up. The Firemen’s Annual Carnival! Oh my, there was so many trucks that would pull into Leechburg, Pennsylvania hauling trailers with rides that had to be constructed, food vendors would come from all over, there were manyContinue reading “The Tilt-A-Whirl”

Saturday, the ‘In Between’ Time

It is Saturday, April 11, and we are in the middle of a pandemic. We’re sheltered in place in our homes, having to wear masks when we go out, have run out of things to do, and we’re waiting…. For what? For things to return to ‘normal’. This brings to mind happenings of over 2000Continue reading “Saturday, the ‘In Between’ Time”