When I was just a boy watching a black & white television set, there were two programs about families that I liked to watch. One was “Leave It To Beaver” featuring the Clever family; Ward and June and their two sons, Wally and Theodore (Beaver). I’m not sure what kind of work Ward did, but he wore a suit to work everyday and they lived in a two-story house. June wore “A” line chic dresses with a upturned collar and a nice pearl necklace. The “boys” always seemed to have clean clothes and a nice bedroom they shared with it’s own bathroom. Beaver would do something that led to a life lesson about knowing to do right and developing character and morals.
The second program was “Father Knows Best” featuring the Anderson family. Jim and Margaret Anderson had three children, Continue reading
Have you ever received something you didn’t know just what to do with it? That happened this last week. One of our cousins found a letter from my mother written to my father. The date of the letter was November 1, 1965.
My cousin was going through some of her father’s things and found this letter addressed to my dad and sent to my uncle’s address. There were times my dad would work out of town, being gone all week. I believe he was working near my uncle and stayed with him on this trip. My cousin read the letter and contacted my sister in regards as to what to do about it. Sis asked my cousin to mail it to her address. Continue reading
As I have observed families for most of my life, I have come to believe that I have been blessed with the brother and sister the Lord provided for me.
I have heard of siblings actually fighting one another or not liking, much less loving one another, but that has not been our case. We have not always agreed on specific things, but we have always shown love and respect for one another.
Brenda is one and Continue reading