Blog Archives for tag nostalgia

Do you see what I see?

I’m grateful that our last tour in the Navy landed us in New England, where the scenery looks like a… Continue reading »

Five bucks can still buy holiday joy

Every year, there it was. As right as rain. Pop’s gift for me, propped among the branches of our Christmas… Continue reading »

What does riding the bus teach kids?

This month, many American military children home and abroad are boarding busses for their first, excited days of school. Despite… Continue reading »

The Relevance of Jellybeans

When holidays like Easter and Passover roll around each year, I can’t help but compare my childhood to our fast-paced… Continue reading »

Lost on Memory Lane

Believe it or not, hoarding comes in pretty handy around high school graduation time. Over the years, my family has… Continue reading »

Bring goodness and light to the holiday

Less than two weeks until Christmas, and I haven’t sent out our annual photo cards. I haven’t finished buying gifts… Continue reading »

Sexy Pizza Rat vs. Frankenstein

When I was a kid, Halloween was simple. All we had to do was be scary, be scared, and get… Continue reading »

Slippery Summer

Back in June, I thought summer was an all you can eat buffet of leisure splayed out before me like… Continue reading »

A Blast From the Past: Remembering the 4th of July

What is it about the 4th of July? I think of Thanksgiving and smell the aroma of roasting turkey as… Continue reading »

Winnebago Woes

“Can I have that one? Hu? Can I? Puleeese?” I begged my mother, pointing desperately to the sleeping compartment above… Continue reading »

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