Category: Holiday’s

Holiday’s

Happy 4th of July Normally, this is a post which I quite enjoy writing, and whether I mark the occasion in “Art” or “Public Square”, or here in “Holiday’s”, it is just a joyful and uncomplicated wish for a Happy 4th of July to you! But this year everything is different.  I could never have…

Holiday’s

Father’s Day (My Father, Mother, holding my sister Caroline, Joy and me) Regardless of pandemics, financial crises, or social unrest, we do not want to forget to honor our fathers; you still have time to buy a card! I lost my father more than thirty years ago, but it does not mean that I do…

Holiday’s

Memorial Day “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.”~ General John A. Logan ~Proclaimed…

Public Square

Key West Memorial to José Martí José Martí, el Apóstol, the apostle, is considered to be the father of a free Cuba; something not yet achieved, in my humble opinion. Today, May 20, is one of the days celebrated as the Cuban Independence Day, and thus I offer you a look at this memorial, in…

Public Square

African American History Monument   The South Carolina State House grounds are most definitely worth a stop; they have an impressive display of monuments honoring various individuals and commemorating events which matter, like African-American History. A good place to remember Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.     From South Carolina Just Right:“The first of its…

Holiday’s

Merry Christmas! Kate sitting on Santa’s lap, 1972 Kate’s Letter to Santa: We wish you all a very Merry Christmas! May God bless you and yours always! “In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place…

Ephemera

Place Cards“Jilly”     I did not grow up with place cards. I think, as my sister, Joy, has said about me, my proclivity toward them may be due to me using old movies, as my guide to how life should be. Nevertheless, when serving a sit down dinner, of a more formal nature, place…

Holiday’s

Annaka at Work on her VisionFall Village 2.0 Once again, Annaka has put her unique stamp on the Fall Village; this year, Kate captured Annaka at work. Kate is mostly in the basement with the boys playing “catch the leopard” and “dodge the pool balls”; when she is not pushing cookies. The video is long,…

Holiday’s

Veterans Day “America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.” ~ John Doolittle ~ Today we remember all who have valiantly served; and we thank them for ensuring our freedom.May God bless and keep our nation always. “In valor there is hope.”~…