Category: Observations

APPLE BROWNIES..MMM…Sounds Good Enough To Eat

Another recipe from “Toots”, my Mother’s friend, who also happened to be a registered nurse.  She was not only a great nurse, but also a good cook. This recipe in her handwriting says, “it’s good”. I believe her. Cream 1/2 cup melted oleo with 1 cup sugar. Add one egg. Sift 1 cup flour, 1/tsp […]

Lost In Toyland

Days of Fun in Sand and Snow With Cherished childhood toys. Imaginary roads brought joy and hours of play   for little girls and boys. Wrapped and Found beneath a tree, disguised  as christmas presents, Giant projects filled their thoughts, and play became more pleasant. Now, safely resting on a shelf in colorful display, Grown construction […]


  Rules of the Game  Making Conversation 1963 (Published in the Houghton Lake Resorter, Houghton Lake, Michigan, weekly newspaper) Even the rules change in 56 years. and as a result, conversations change even more. It was my privilege to have a weekly column in our local newspaper, continuing for almost three years. I’ve added a […]

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