This could have been a trifecta week as far as concerts are concerned; a rain out of the first concert changed the number of concerts to two. My first band, Huntsville Concert Band, was scheduled to play at Concerts in the Park on July 3. I really enjoy this concert – it is an outdoor… Continue reading Trifecta
Happy Birthday Mom. You are so very missed. Catherina Anna Margaretha Uyldert Dreier July 8, 1923 – July 27, 2005
In a fit of wild energy the other day, I got out the newly repaired lawn mower and cranked ‘er up! My neighbor kindly keeps my main lawn cut but I live in the country and it seems like a little more of the country takes over my yard every day! Last week I heard… Continue reading Cutting Grass
Fireworks have come to our neck of the woods a little earlier than usual this year! My ex-husband’s neighborhood put on an early 4th of July show and Lucy and I went to the Hampton House for the show. I love seeing the explosion of color against the dark sky; it never gets old for… Continue reading Fireworks!
After two more days on the train, Lucy and I arrived home to the ecstatic adulation of the dogs! There is nothing quite as gratifying as a dog’s devotion. There are no recriminations or guilt trips for your having gone on vacation; just total joy that you have returned. I was worried that Tank would… Continue reading Home Again
Today was the annual Schwarzbach family reunion in Houston. A reunion I’ve luckily been able to attend for the last 9 or 10 years; this is equal to the number of years that I have been acquainted with my birth family. I love the fact that there is an annual family reunion. It is a… Continue reading Reunion 2017
I love traveling by train. Once I discovered that I could take a train to Houston, it became my preferred method of travel! Every year in June, I go to Houston for a family reunion. I’ve tried driving, flying and traveling by train and the train is just more comfortable for me. The trip takes… Continue reading Riding the rails!