In Memorium

    Everything.  That’s what I remember most about you, Dad.  Every.  Little.  Thing. The sound your cowboy boots made as you walked across the floor.  Strong, steady, purposeful footsteps.  You were not a man who treaded lightly. The smell of your leather jacket, and the Vitalis you used to slick back your hair.  You always kept […]

Packing Light

When I “graduated” from junior high, my parents gave me a new set of luggage. Three pieces of powder blue naugahyde Samsonsite, very stylish. You’ll need this when you venture out into the world, they said. Later, when I was a young career woman, I upgraded to a beautiful 7-piece ensemble in rich jewel toned […]

Wearing Grace

Today I am reminded of why I wear a crucifix. Yes, I know “Sunday is a’comin” … but I’m not willing to go there yet. Please let me explain … I did not grow up in a religious culture that recognized and observed Lent. I didn’t know about Ash Wednesday. I vaguely remember palms being […]

CAMP LIZA

Modern Musing from a Midcentury Woman

Momma C's Pearls

simply musing