National Poetry Day…In New Zealand!

Another blogger friend of mine silkannthreades, was sharing that it was National Poetry Day and I immediately got excited because I have a poem…not a great one but I do like it because… Continue reading

A Closer Look

I’ll have to add another thing to the list of why I like Facebook (I think I might be gradually shifting towards being a convert).  Sometimes my Facebook friends share stories that are… Continue reading

Genealogy: Breaking Through the Brick Wall

As one attempts to trace one’s family history it is not unusual to run into barriers and dead ends especially when you have limited information on a person.  But, when you do break… Continue reading

New Discoveries

Just a short quick post…to share in something very exciting to me. It’s been about six years since I started documenting my family history, all of it being the paternal side because I… Continue reading

Would You Help?

For my regular readers this post is quite different than what I usually write but I have had a lot of thought about the subject and decided that I needed to write about… Continue reading

This Is Why I Still Have a Facebook Account!

Sometimes you have to just get with the program!  Today’s young adults really don’t have much reality on a world without technology.  As nostalgic as I may be about writing letters, if no… Continue reading

Liar, Liar…Pants on fire!

Why do children lie?  Most often it is a fear of the consequences of telling the truth.  Their experience has told them that they will get punished and someone will be upset with… Continue reading

Ask Mrs. P.

I have decided to open up my years of teaching experience to the blogging world and beyond, by starting a column called Ask Mrs. P. Ask Mrs. P. allows readers to address any… Continue reading

Helping Your Child in School

So here we are, it’s April 1st and your child is well into the school year.  This is the time of year when what they are learning is the meat and potatoes of… Continue reading

Bill Cosby: Kickin’ It at 75

Since the original writing of this post, much has been publicized about Bill Cosby’s unconscionable behavior towards women throughout his career. I am truly disheartened and these acts have forever tarnished the good… Continue reading