February, the Month for Heart Health Checkups

By Ralphine Major ralphine3@yahoo.com It was a long night on that Palm Sunday, April 1, 2007.  Our mother suffered a heart attack after experiencing nausea and cold sweats.  My brother and I sat in the waiting room for hours while the doctors put stents in to open the...

A Peachy Time

  By Rosie Moore August is a peachy time for preserving the stone fruit. It is a deciduous tree native to the region of Northwest China where it was domesticated and cultivated. Spanish explorers took the peach to the New World and as early as 1600 it was found...

A Royal Role

By Rosie Moore The closer someone in a royal family is to the throne, the more the public hears about him or her. Others are almost forgotten. The British royal family has a line of succession that includes nearly sixty people. One of them is Lord Frederic Windsor,...

Something To Smile About

  By Rosie Moore From Blonde’s Cookbook Monday: It’s fun to cook for Bob. Today I made angel food cake. The recipe said beat twelve eggs separately. The neighbors were nice enough to lend me some extra bowls. Tuesday:  Bob wanted fruit salad for supper. The...

Thinking nice thoughts

By Rosie Moore It is hard during these chaotic times to think nice thoughts. One has to wonder when will this virus end; when will businesses reopen or close; when will our children go back to school, or will they go back? When can we hug our friends or loved ones...

A Music Legend Gone

By Rosie Moore Someone once said, “Music is the food of the soul.” I don’t remember who said that, but I agree entirely. I love all kinds of music, be it opera, jazz, country, gospel, Classic, whatever, it charms my soul. And it’s been around for thousands of years....