We Wish You a Jingle Jolly…

When I was a little girl, my dad made up new lyrics for “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” It became an instant classic in our house. It went like this: We wish you a jingle jolly; We wish you a hot tamale! We wish you an enchilada; And a taco or two! An absoluteContinue reading “We Wish You a Jingle Jolly…”

What Do You Want Out of Life?

What is it you dreamed of when you were a child? Did you wish to be an astronaut? A dancer? A painter? A doctor, perhaps? Or maybe a parent? I was thinking about this today, as my oldest is struggling some with life choices. She is working at a fast food restaurant, yet she isContinue reading “What Do You Want Out of Life?”

For What I Am Thankful

There are times in our lives that we sit back and take stock. June 6, 2015 and the months that followed were a time of deep stock-taking for me and my family. The day started out like many others, a beautiful, sunny Saturday. We we’re headed to a quincinera party; the first any of usContinue reading “For What I Am Thankful”

Tough Times

First, I want to apologize for forgetting to post last night. I was actually clearing off some things from my bed when I tripped and fell. I ended up smacking my ribs, knees, and right wrist pretty badly. I’m in quite a bit of pain now, hence writing to you slipped my mind. I willContinue reading “Tough Times”

Where Have All the Eggnog Shakes Gone?

As a child, one of my favorite treats was eggnog. Back in those so long ago days (Just kidding! I’m sooooo very young!) eggnog was only available for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We didn’t have a lot of money to spare, so it was mostly at my aunt’s house that I could indulge my fondness forContinue reading “Where Have All the Eggnog Shakes Gone?”

Thankful…Not Thankful

Just a few days ago I purchased this adorable bird. I find this kind of decoration adorable. Imagine my surprise when it rang up at 75 percent off! Um…pardon me? We are less than a week past Halloween, and nowhere near to Thanksgiving, but this clearly Thanksgiving-ish decoration is 75 percent off? What gives? Now,Continue reading “Thankful…Not Thankful”