FAIR WEEK

   Hot summer days with a feeling of their end soon coming. A different smell in the air, cooler nights and mornings, the fair is near. For my childhood, the fair ranked closely behind Christmas and hunting season at my Grandparents farm. Knowing the excitement of the fair week, Grandma Gallaher always pulled together a couple easy short tasksContinue reading “FAIR WEEK”

Birthday Memories

(I wrote of this memory a few years ago, but here it is, another year in the books). Well, I am another year older. My age sounds impossible (at least to me)….. 46 years!!  Where does the time go???…………………. One thing, it has been 46 years of great memory creating times. I am so thankfulContinue reading “Birthday Memories”

Veterans Memorial

Berwinsdale, Pennsylvania     Being born and raised in Berwinsdale, I have always been amazed and interested in our small backwoods town’s Memorial, as well as many other small town treasures that I will dig into at some other time. For today, I will stick with the small town treasure time travel button of the “Vets Memorial”Continue reading “Veterans Memorial”

Sled Riding

   An old arc light shedding light out over a snow covered hill. The light was at the end of my Grandparents driveway. Their house was directly on top of that hill, within earshot of our house sitting only a couple hundred yards below the hill. When I was a kid, that old light was likeContinue reading “Sled Riding”

Blessings

  Too many unknowns, and uncertainties causing way too much stress and division in this world. It’s a good time to shut the social media off for a bit, turn off the TV, and put down the newspaper and relive some memories. Take time and create some new ones, dig into your memory vault of simplerContinue reading “Blessings”

Back In Time

Dealing with some health problems and pain a lot of times makes my emotions race, and then my memories flood, I reflect on memories everyday, it is a great medicine.    I could go on and on about fall, it is my favorite time of the year. The colors hand painted by God himself overtaking everyContinue reading “Back In Time”

Blessings

  Too many unknowns, and uncertainties causing way too much stress and division in this world. It’s a good time to shut the social media off for a bit, turn off the TV, and put down the newspaper and relive some memories. Take time and create some new ones, dig into your memory vault of simplerContinue reading “Blessings”

Truck Pulls

  Getting out of the shower after a hot summer August day, putting on my best blue jeans, sweatshirt held under my arm, knowing the evening air was starting to cool. Mom called into the room “Uncle Earl is here”. It was “truck pulls’ ‘ night!! Uncle Earl would load us boys into the back ofContinue reading “Truck Pulls”

Turkey Hunt

   Springtime 2012,  I had been working 3rd shift, after a long night of working, making plans in my head all night for a morning turkey hunt. I had just made it home in time, to get my son (Ian) awake, get dressed into our camouflage hunting clothes, load our guns, snacks, and other hunting gear,Continue reading “Turkey Hunt”

My Moment, Our Moment

  What are your favorite memories of times past? How often do you replay them in your mind? I spend so much time in my vault of memories. I have so many that I can’t seem to put into words, even though I can replay them in my mind with a crystal clear clarity with sights,Continue reading “My Moment, Our Moment”