“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.”

-Sam Keen

  • Celebrations

    A Thankful Word, or Few

    I would like to take a few moments to thank you, the readers of Small Talk Mama, for following me and my family in our daily lives of DIY, celebrations, family matters and silly stuff. I truly enjoy writing about all our adventures, but knowing that I might just touch a chord in someone else’s life makes what I do so much more fulfilling. I appreciate all your comments and well-wishes, and enjoy sharing even a sliver of my life with you. Speaking of sliver, that makes me think of pie! And since today’s Thanksgiving feast will most probably end with pie, let’s start the day with a few words of…

  • This & That

    Secret Subject Swap — My Nobel Prize

    Welcome to a Secret Subject Swap. This week, 14 brave bloggers picked a secret subject for someone else and were assigned a secret subject to interpret in their own style. Today we are all simultaneously divulging our topics and submitting our posts. My Secret Subject is: You’ve won a Nobel Prize. Which? Why? What did you do to deserve the honor? It was submitted by: http://berghamchronicles.blogspot.com Hmm. . . this is a toughy. I guess I’ve never dreamed of winning a Nobel Prize. Why would I? I have too many other fish to fry just trying to raise a family, keep up with the laundry and keeping food in the…

  • This & That

    A Trip Down Musical Memory Lane

    Okay, so I am suppose to be finding “harmony” for today’s Even Day Challenge by listing some of my top favorite albums of all time, complete with excerpts. (Our host actually called them CDs, but since I was listening to music before CDs were invented I will simply call them albums. . . yes, I know this seriously dates me.) Back to the harmony part. I guess I’m a bit out of sync (no pun intended), because I thought I needed to list ten of my favorites, but I just discovered it was only my top five. Well then, I guess you’re in luck! I present to you ten of…