There are many things I do NOT miss about Texas primarily the heat and traffic of the big cities. However this time of year I do miss one thing in particular and that is Spring in the Texas Hill Country and the beautiful wildflowers that grow. Most especially I miss bluebonnets. Here in Montana we […]
Category Archives: Throwback Thursday
Today’s memory is for Shane…an extraordinary father who delights in every aspect of being a father no matter the circumstance or how exhausted he is. No matter the circumstance he puts his boys first and is willing to sacrifice anything for their well being.
Today’s Throwback Thursday takes me back three years and while that probably doesn’t seem like that long ago, it’s a world away from where I am today. Pictured below in the first shot was my office on the 24th floor of the Westgate right across the street from the Texas State Capitol. Right behind me […]
Throwback Thursday: This is one of my graduation photos. Circa 1988 wearing one of my many Laura Ashley dresses. Oh how I loved Laura Ashely at the time. I was very fortunate that my Granny Dot was so generous and bought me several dress in addition to the ones my mother made using McCalls Laura […]
Today’s Throwback Thursday takes us back a few years. It’s hard to believe that Rebekah is starting her senior year in college, Emily is in her senior year of high school, Morgan and Jude are in junior high and Caleb will be a sophomore! It seems like just yesterday they were just babies.
As Memorial Day approaches, I want to dedicate this Throwback Thursday post to my father who served honorably for 20 years in the US Army. A decorated Vietnam Veteran, I have always been very proud of my father for not only his service in the US military, but his continued service through the Texas Employment […]
As mother’s day approaches I am dedicating this Throwback Thursday to my mom and the many memories I have of how special she made things. My memories include all things good… – Countless late nights spent sewing me something new and special to wear. Each school year taking me shopping for all the fabrics that […]
Most of my early childhood was spent as an Army brat being moved around from duty station to duty station. My dad’s last duty station took us to Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas which his where my maternal grandparents lived. We were a true military family with both my mother’s sisters also being married […]