Sometimes all a woman needs to complete an outfit is a carefully selected pin. My mother had several. I’ve pictured a few of them here. Your mom probably had several as well. It is believed that English women began wearing pins after they were introduced by Catherine Howard, one the many … [Read more...]
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I love this Norman Rockwell image. Many consider it to be the quintessential Thanksgiving image. Did you know it was inspired by a State of the Union address given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt? In January, 1941, President Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union address which is often … [Read more...]
When I was a little girl my mother always shopped for the weeks groceries at the same location – the Kroger grocery store located in the Jamestown Shopping Center in College Park, Georgia. Mother was a slow and methodical shopper and inevitably she’d see someone she knew and would stand in the … [Read more...]
It seems these days everyone has a forum or two to make their opinions known on every subject possible. We can post to Facebook or Twitter. We can have our own blog or self-publish our own books. We can text, we can make regular comments online at various sites, and we can call in to various … [Read more...]