Monthly Archives: May 2018

Nancy Drew: My Mother was Nancy Drew

Nancy Drew: My Mother was Nancy Drew… well almost! Mama (left) with best friend Willie Mae Sisson My mother, Helen Rebecca Bryan (McKinley) was a big fan of Nancy Drew, being born the same month (April) and year (1930) as … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Dear Uncle Leroy

Family Stories… Dear Uncle Leroy Dear Uncle Leroy: On this Memorial Day (May 27, 2018) I’m writing to “Thank You” for your service during WWII, where at the young age of 19, you gave your life for this great country … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew: The Case of The Traveling Nancy Drew Books

Nancy Drew The Case of The Traveling Nancy Drew Books As I look at the signatures lovingly written on the pages of Nancy Drew, I thought I’d write a post and list the names of the girls who once owned … Continue reading

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Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #47

Conversations with Mama: You never know what she will say and more… #47 April 5, 2018: I told Mama about Grace and her boots today, and how she hates to wear socks. She tried to sneak her rain boots on … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Celebrating my 1st Year of Retirement

Family Stories Celebrating my 1st Year of Retirement I remember hearing people say, “I’m Retiring”, and I’d think, WOW… when will that happen to me… probably never! Well, it finally happened after much hesitation…  making that transition from a stable … Continue reading

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Family Stories: Motherhood Through the Generations

Family Stories: Motherhood Through the Generations I recently read a post on women reflecting the years of motherhood… and it gave me the inspiration for writing this specific post to celebrate Mother’s Day. Sadly I did not log the post … Continue reading

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2018: A to Z Reflection Post on All About Nancy Drew

2018: A to Z Reflection Post “All About Nancy Drew“ I made it…. all the way to April 30th… Again! Congratulations to everyone who participated this year. It’s my third time participating in the A to Z challenge… and still … Continue reading

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