Category Archives: nostalgia

Split Pea Soup

Recipe First. In a large crock pot mix: 2 lbs dried split peas 1 large onion chopped 3 large carrots (or one bag of baby carrots) peaked and choppedb 4-5 bay leaves (make sure to count so you can remove … Continue reading

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Smokey and Snowball, my forty year friends

Another silly story about stuffed animals, who happen to be my oldest friends in the world, Smokey and Snowball A mismatched pair of grizzled old bears Tell stories, tall and long Of days gone by Where adventure was nigh With … Continue reading

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Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time

Christmas Early, Christmas Late, Christmas Right on Time Our families are important things and visit them we must. Christmas early, Christmas late Christmas thrice for us! We arrange our schedules as best we can between thanksgiving and the new year … Continue reading

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Silly Poems about Stuffed Animals

Sometimes when I am just sitting my bed listening to Kate through the monitor I hear her talking to her stuffy friends.  When it is quiet I think about them talking back to her.  I imagine them with their own feelings … Continue reading

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The Christmas Ramble

We Ramblers travel to all sorts of events. None quite as joyous as Christmas’ spent among family and friends, all those we hold dear. A holiday ramble for reasons quite clear. We travel by airplane by bus and by car … Continue reading

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Homemade Goetta

So this weekend I decided to make homemade goetta.  After being home in Cincinnati over Thanksgiving and only getting a small taste of the regional favorite I wanted some more.  Unfortunately, it is something that can only be purchased in … Continue reading

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My Night Before Christmas

The Night Before My Christmas. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house The cell phones were glowing, the click of a mouse; The stockings weren’t hung, the presents weren’t wrapped, And we head out to Wal-Mart to … Continue reading

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