Monthly Archives: December 2012

Farewell, 2012… it was a very good year!

I don’t think I have ever enjoyed a year as much as I have enjoyed this one.  Despite too many funerals of loved ones this fall, 2012 was filled with many new, wonderful, exciting journeys.  I am ready to repeat … Continue reading

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"She folded her napkin…"

Around this time, two years ago, my son walked into my study and said, “Dad, watch this.” He gave Flyer the command to sit, and then said, “Catch,” to the dog who would do back flips in mid-air to catch … Continue reading

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Wright State University Theatre Department's 2013-2014 Season…

Looking ahead to next season, Wright State University is among the first arts organizations in The Miami Valley to announce its 2013-14 lineup. The mainstage offerings will consist of “Harvey” Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy co-directed by W. Stuart McDowell … Continue reading

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Christmas morning…

By 8:00am, the festivities had begun with the stockings being emptied.  A short while later, the symphony of ripping and wadding paper began, accompanied by squeals of delight. A delicious brunch was consumed, followed by family time – mostly watching … Continue reading

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Arriving in Fowler…

Christmas Eve morning, Quintin, Flyer, Navi, Chief and I loaded into the car and pulled out of our driveway at 8:55am.  After two stops of pottying and food, we safely, and rather quickly, arrived in Fowler, at 12:58pm – three … Continue reading

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Dayton Ballet: THE NUTCRACKER

I had never seen THE NUTCRACKER until this afternoon.  Quintin, to his knowledge, had never seen a ballet.  So, today was a rare treat for us, both. This production was a brilliant collaboration between The Dayton Ballet and The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. … Continue reading

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Mary Belle Jones-Clary

Today would have been the 115th birthday of my great-grandmother, Mary Belle Jones-Clary. December 20, 1897 – January 28, 1969 Belle was the daughter of Joel Monroe Jones & Anna Greenlee, and the older sister of Alpha, Henry & Harry. … Continue reading

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