To have a family like this is clearly an undeserved reward for 80 years of living. Enjoy.
Sunday morning text from Jeff, “Wanna join us for virtual church and skinnies?” For the uninitiated, this was not about praying for a trim waistline. Jeff was offering to continue a tradition begun by his grandma more than fifty years ago. Skinnies meant pancakes that were as large as a dinner plate, but thinner than
Ever since we moved here nearly four years ago, Marie and I have shared an office. It wasn’t much – a table from Ikea about six feet long and a couple chairs along one wall in the guest room. Marie’s days were spent at the offices of 8th & Walton, Jeff’s company. I occasionally needed
Christmas season began with a bang. Or should I say a doorbell. When we opened the door, what to our wondering eyes should appear but an elf and two pair of jammies. It was The Elf on the Shelf. And he was especially exciting for us, having previously met his mates Noggin and Wooden Christmas
For 55 years Clapper Publishing has provided America with low-cost ideas for every season and every reason. This was widely recognized and often as Christmas neared, shows sought to share our expertise with their viewers. This clip from the Phil Donahue Show was one of our favorites: