Flag Day

Cynthia L. Eppley   06/08/2021 Wreaths It all started when I saw a “Patriotic Wreath” online.  It caught my interest right away: a grapevine wreath wrapped in a flag, with a flourish of greens and a bow. Just my style! But I thought: “I can make that myself! And I even have an old flagContinue reading “Flag Day”

Taps

Cynthia L. Eppley  05/31/2021 Day is Done By the time this blog is posted, it will be evening and Memorial Day celebrations will be complete. Sure, there are those gardening and mowing the lawn. But this morning there were parades and traditional celebrations. Memorial Day Memorial Day is part of our National heritage, and IContinue reading “Taps”

Backward Pictures: Take 2

Cynthia L. Eppley    05/28/2021 Beginnings I realized when I wrote Backward Pictures (See Backward Pictures) that it was a large topic. As I’ve been rolling it around in my thoughts, I realized I had to break it into two sections. For specific reasons. Littles When we look at pictures of our littles, we areContinue reading “Backward Pictures: Take 2”

Backward Pictures

Cynthia L. Eppley    05/28/2021 I’ve noticed pictures showing up that are taken from the rear view of the person. The person is walking away, and the photographer can’t resist but take the picture. I’ve done it myself. It seems a universal appeal. I asked my daughter in law why people do this? She responded:Continue reading “Backward Pictures”

When Mother’s Day is Hard

Cynthia L. Eppley 05/09/2021 Mother’s Day It is a holiday that we celebrate and dread, all at the same time.There is a certain amount of loss associated with being a mother.Often, we don’t talk about it.But it lingers, right beneath the surface; at times it bubbles over into our presence….like on Mother’s Day. Bereaved Mother’sContinue reading “When Mother’s Day is Hard”

Mother’s Day Without your Mom

Cynthia L. Eppley 05/05/2021 Mother’s Day We are coming up on Mother’s Day this coming weekend. Already you see the signs around you: circulars are chock full of gift ideas for Mom. Flowers abound in the stores. Perfumes and chocolates. Walk into a card shop and you’ll be met with rows of cards—from the sillyContinue reading “Mother’s Day Without your Mom”

A Year in Review

Cynthia L. Eppley    04/29/2021 Blog? I first began blogging a year ago: April 25, 2020. That was the date my first blog was released. I can promise you that getting my site developed and figuring out the bells and whistles took many days before that time. Why bother? A frequent question is: “Why botherContinue reading “A Year in Review”

Of Daffodils and Spring

Cynthia L. Eppley 04/07/2021 Spring If you’ve been outside at all, you’ll know that spring is upon us, and (hopefully) there will be no more snow.At least if you live in the Metro Philadelphia area.And with the coming of Spring comes the flowers. If you have been reading my blogs, you already know that IContinue reading “Of Daffodils and Spring”

Covid Easter and Babka

Cynthia L. Eppley 04/03/2021 Easter 2021 There is no way we could believe that Covid would have us in its ugly clutches this year. Last year? The Pandemic was new, and jokes abounded about our situation.We could hold out for Easter and other holidays knowing that this, too, would end. Soon. Or so we hoped.Continue reading “Covid Easter and Babka”

Easter Eggs

Cynthia L. Eppley 04/02/2021 Easter and Eggs It is that time of year where Easter eggs are being dyed. Sure, there are the plastic ones that get reused every year.There are Ukrainian eggs that are lovingly and meticulously painted.But dying Easter eggs the old fashioned way? It is a classic rite of childhood. And parentsContinue reading “Easter Eggs”

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