Tag: family stories

family stories

On Family and Stories

I seem to have inherited my grandmother’s love of family stories. And I love to tell them to anyone who will listen. Or read.

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Christmas

O Christmas Tree etc.

Everyone, meet Gladys. We brought her home a couple of weeks ago. And I’ve just finished dressing her in her beads and bobbles. She looks lovely, I think. Not too ostentatious or overdone. With a few slightly vintage accessories, and …

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entertaining

Memories of the Past…a

We had friends over for dinner on Friday night. I made my homemade pasta…. from scratch. It’s my thing… pasta. And by that I mean, it’s the one thing I do well in the kitchen. Or at least the one …

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antiques

Treasure Hunting

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about family, about my grandmother and my mother and my stepfather. I’m not entirely sure why. It’s partly that spring always makes me nostalgic. And it’s partly because we are undergoing some home “improvements” …

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