Category: holidays

Surviving Celebrationitis

Surviving Celebrationitis
This is where I am: absolutely amazed by a rapid succession of special events with 3 octogenarians and 1 nonagenarian. And, believe it or not, have my home fully decorated for Christmas and even sent cards snail mail. This is where I was: celebrating my father’s birthday, my mother’s birthday, and hosting a Thanksgiving luncheon... Read more »

My Favorite Veteran

My Favorite Veteran
Honor. Courage. All for One and One for All. Love for Country. These are some of the character traits that my father modeled during WWII. He joined the Army Air Corps as a B17 tail gunner at age 17. There wasn’t anything that he wouldn’t do for his crew. Today, a few days shy of 87,... Read more »
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    Carole Pye

    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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