Did you, my gentle readers, embrace the surprise snow storms we encountered this past week? I do enjoy the scenery after a new-fallen snow! I finally had a chance to play in the snow with the grandkiddies, helped them build a snowman, made snow angels, watched them slide down the hills and listened to their squeals of delight. I don’t, however, appreciate the stress of commuting in the snow, struggling to get to appointments on time and, of course, shoveling.
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Did you register your child for the Zimmer Club’s2019 Winter Youth, accompany your teen to the Staten Island NAACP 9th Annual HBCU Experience College Fair 2019,enroll in one of the classes at Staten Island MakerSpaceorattend the Exhibit Opening of the “Sons and Daughters of Italy: The Fashions and Faces of the Regions of Italy” at the Garibaldi-Meuicci Museum?
Whatever you did, after the extremely low temperatures rose to 29 degrees, did you feel like you were warm again? I actually wore long-johns to warm these old bones last week--something I haven't done in many years. It was a relief for a brief moment as we anticipate snow, ice, etc. this week!
I participated in a Paper Crafting class at the H.H. Biddle House in Conference House Park
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my gentle readers! I pray you rang in the New Year 2019 with people you love and care about. Two years ago, I posted lyrics from a Tim McGraw song, “Humble and Kind” written by Lori McKenna which always touches my soul especially the last paragraph. “Don't take for granted the love this life gives you, When you get where you're going don't forget turn back around, And help the next one in line, Always stay humble and kind.” If only we could use this mantra in our every day lives……..
2018 brought much joy, two new baby girls born into our family, and heartache, a number of our loved ones passed away. Some health issues and family issues occurred that we faced head-on. You can make resolutions, promises and goals, but when
Did you attend the 5th Borough Comedy Festival, the Westerleigh Folk & Art Festival or the Fig Festival? Or did you take your children to Storymakers and Shakers at the West New Brighton Library, or the Intro to Seining,Stargazing or Nature Trivia at Clay Pits Pond?Staten Island has many fun things to do. If you just look around your neighborhoods, you will discover so many wonderful playgrounds, hiking paths, parks, museums to entertain you and your family every day of the week. Read my blog; I will show you some interesting things to do from Wednesday to Sunday each week!
Following are some photos taken at the Westerleigh Festival.