Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Scariest Part

Today is Halloween and all the spider webs, skeletons, ghouls and spooks are out all around town.  I’m headed to a pre-school Halloween party this afternoon and I know it will be lots of fun.  But there is a scary … Continue reading

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Finally, A Name for It!

Aptronym – the name for it!  I’ve always been interested in names – where they come from, how they were formed, what meaning they convey.  And I’ve always thought that people with certain surnames had no real choice in occupation. … Continue reading

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Words to Warm

John and I are in Charlotte at the home of friends and last night, another couple joined us for dinner.  The wife of the couple is someone I was close to years ago and our children played together.  So of … Continue reading

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At The Beach

We were leaving Wrightsville Beach, NC, yesterday.  I got up early so I could walk on the sand and say good-bye to the ocean.  It was still dark and when I returned to the condo, my 3yr old granddaughter was … Continue reading

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