IT’S ALL IN THE NAME..

AMERICAN LITERATURE ASSIGNMENT….1952 Mary Anne Whitchurch….10th Grade High School… West Branch, Michigan I am intrigued by the names of race horses. My observation has been, the most beautiful names are given to the plain horses while the most beautiful horses get the stupid names. For instance, you will notice such beautiful names as Show Boy, […]

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AS WAS HIS CUSTOM… YOURS?

HE WENT TO THE SYNAGOGUE, AS WAS HIS CUSTOM…. When I was a young girl, I was asked to baby sit for my infant nephew one evening while my sister and her husband went out for awhile. The baby had a cold and my sister’s instructions were to give him a spoon full of cough […]

PASSING YEARS AND A CHANGING MENU

Back to the days of growing family and summers at home. When I wrote this article for the Houghton Lake Resorter weekly newspaper in my home town, it was the early sixties and my kids were 13, 11, and 7. Dad was working at his Ace Hardware 7 days a week and I was a […]

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO RANDOLPH SCOTT?

1964 – It should be of increasing concern to America at large that we are becoming hopelessly addicted to the output of the beckoning television networks. I, for one, have resisted the temptation mightily.

LIFE CHANGING EVENTS

I wouldn’t even be telling you this
 if it wasn’t that I had recently seen posts on Facebook 
from women 
who had observed the same event
 that I experienced…….

GUESS WHO RAN THE RED LIGHT

Trying to navigate the unfamiliar left hand turn at a cross section,
I didn’t see the traffic light.
It was blinking red, apparently.

MY LASTING IMPRESSION OF MARY

Remembering MARY They appeared just before the service began.  He carried a small pillow under his arm.   I wondered why.  Together they sat in the front pew, listening attentively.  One Sunday, as the service ended, Mary’s husband stood to leave.  The pillow he had carried under his arm now lay on the church pew where […]