John’s Birthday

Because today is a special day, sending birthday wishes simply won’t do, So I’m sending you a day when all of your dreams come true, And a year that means the most to you!* My mother gave me a gentle directive, “You will go and you will enjoy it.”  I was six.  John was in my class.  He’d invited all Miss McDonald’s first grade students to his … Continue reading John’s Birthday

Our children

One of my little granddaughter’s favorite places to go is Party City. She does love a party, and enjoys looking at all the colorful stuff for sale. It’s become one of “our” places. We get a buggy and walk the aisles slowly. I let her put anything she wants in the basket. “You can put it in the cart; we’ll decide about it later,” I tell her. … Continue reading Our children