Category Archives: Holidays

Mystery of the Strange Ticking – A True Story in Honor of My Mother

So much has happened in my life the past year, so I’ve been MIA from this website. Sometimes life events trump keeping up with blogging, but I hope to write about it soon. For now, we’ll keep this post on … Continue reading

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Dance of Life and Girls Just Want to Have Fun – #BOAW16

I’m thrilled to be able to take part in this year’s Beauty of a Woman blogfest. I’ve done tons of reflecting back on my life since I turned 60 in March. Funny that no matter how old we get, we still … Continue reading

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The Gift of Health

Years ago, Dr. William Sears, world-renowned pediatrician and father of eight, was talking with other parents about what they could do to help their children succeed in life. “A good education” was mentioned, along with money, self-discipline, and other things … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day – Photo Essay

This was two years ago at the Los Angeles County Irish Fair and Music Festival, L.A. County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California. It was a blast! Entertainers and visitors alike wore kilts. Color this day green!  In the fountains, in the beer,  on … Continue reading

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Bathroom Bling For The Mother Who Has Everything!

Are you stumped as far as what to get your mom for Mother’s Day? Last March I found the perfect gift for the mom who has everything. It was at the Spring Boutique in Brea, California. Can you guess what … Continue reading

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Easy Prank For April Fool’s Day

Okay, April Fools pranksters, this one’s for you. Warning: Please don’t pull this on anyone with heart problems. We don’t want anyone to get hurt, just a little startle, a scream, and lots of giggles. I need to find my … Continue reading

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Green Screen Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make – Part 1

Howdy Readers! I love playing around with iMovie and making spacey or goofy YouTube videos. Last week I made a new video sharing things NOT to do if you want to use a green screen. On Christmas day I took … Continue reading

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Ahoy, Squiffies – It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arrr, me hearties! September 19th be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Shiver me timbers, here be pirate jokes to celebrate: By yers truly as Funny Bones! And here a short video be to learns how to talk like a pirate: … Continue reading

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My Dad in Plaid

My dad is a thin man, not very tall, with bony white bow legs which are offset by his clean-shaven face, sharp, handsome features, and hair dark as charcoal. What stands out from the many childhood memories I have of … Continue reading

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Airheads Anonymous – Parenting Plights & Delights

Mother’s Day is upon us. Are you super busy and run ragged like I am? Will you even have any energy to celebrate? My four kids are grown, but I’m now caretaker five days a week for my 20-month-old grandson … Continue reading

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