I found this while cleaning out Charlie’s school backpack. Sniff!
Mamaw and Panpaw (my dad’s parents) were very much into the outdoors. They took us camping and fishing during the summers. I have many fond memories of summertime activities with my grandparents. This is just one of them. I have been going through old family albums the past few months. It was something Mom and […]
Growing up my family had one other odd Christmas tradition. I’m not sure where it came from but I know it was in place until my mom died in 1999. I think it originated with Mama (maternal grandmother) who was rather formal and reserved. Looking at the photo above do you notice anything about me […]
>Mom was a talented woman in many areas. She could sew, crochet, and play the piano. Mom was a great teacher and Bible scholar. A true Type A personality with neat freakness thrown in to boot. Mom, however, was not a good cook. To be fair, she came by it honestly – her mom couldn’t cook […]
> Howard Payne University has a long standing tradition of Freshman Initiation, now called Daze of Payne. I know it has evolved and changed since I was there. My big sister was very nice, the rules were laid out on paper, it was fun, and voluntary. Button ups, Mini Ha-Ha’s & Beanie wearing were the order […]