Valentine’s Day

Cynthia L. Eppley 02/12/2022 Valentine’s Day Past It is that time of year when love is in the air….Valentine’s Day!I’ll get to that soon. For now, travel back in time with me to Jan. 1974.My childhood friend, Cindy Bennett was getting married, and I was in the wedding.By that time Bob was my fiancee andContinue reading “Valentine’s Day”

The Day After Christmas

Cynthia L. Eppley 01/03/2022 “Greeting cards have all been sent The Christmas rush is through But I still have one wish to make: A special one for you….” Merry Christmas, Darling This song was first recorded by the Carpenters in 1970. It is still popular 50 years later. And we can see why: haunting melody, heartfelt emotive vocals. And certainly, a message forContinue reading “The Day After Christmas”

The Perfect Christmas

Cynthia L. Eppley 12/19/2021 Nighttime It’s that time of year. We lay awake at night going through lists in our heads—checking it twice. This is not reviewing who is naughty or nice— it is because we don’t want to forget anything. And how do I know this to be true?Because so many share this onContinue reading The Perfect Christmas

Christmas Cards

Cynthia L. Eppley December 7, 2021 That time of Year It’s that time of year when our hearts and minds turn to Christmas. Often, that includes sending out cards—either physical or ecards.Since I haven’t sent cards in a few years, I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and actually order prints including our family.Continue reading “Christmas Cards”

Fragile

Cynthia L. Eppley      December 4, 2021 Falling I have a nasty habit of falling. Not on purpose, of course. But randomly I’ll find myself flat on my back. If I’m fortunate, my garden bed will catch me somewhat gently. Generally I’m trying to go too fast and furious. I need to slow down.Continue reading “Fragile”

Mashed Potatoes

Cynthia L. Eppley December 2, 2021 Holidays One major holiday has just passed—Thanksgiving. And one is upon us soon—Christmas. And what would the holidays be without festivities and feasting? We catch the aromas of cooking wafting through the house long before dinner time. Our taste buds work overtime, expecting our favorite foods. Shopping If youContinue reading “Mashed Potatoes”

The Road Less Traveled

Cynthia L. Eppley     10/10/2021 “Two roads diverged in a wood and I—I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost Memories Perhaps the best family vacations are those that include the unexpected.A favorite of my childhood was a trip West.Dad had saved 6 weeks of vacationContinue reading “The Road Less Traveled”

Steeples

“Here is the church, here is the steeple: Open the doors and see all the people!” Cynthia L. Eppley 09/19/2021 One Year One year ago started out like any other day.The end of summer, the beginning of Fall.I had been a little tired lately, but then again: who isn’t? The heat of the summer seemedContinue reading “Steeples”

First Day of School

Cynthia L. Eppley 09/10/2021 “You’re off to great places. Today is your first day! Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way!” Dr. Seuss School Days It is that time of year.If you look through our old pictures, you will find the mandatory “First Day of School” pictures.Fresh scrubbed faces, freckled with the summer sun.HugeContinue reading “First Day of School”

Perspective

Cynthia L. Eppley 08/25/2021 We recently enjoyed a 2 week vacation in California and the Pacific Northwest.  Nothing changes your perspective like getting away from home. Home Pennsylvania is a large state and has many ecosystems. On one side of the state you may find wetlands and flat open fields. Drive West and you’ll findContinue reading “Perspective”

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