Category Archives: Nostalgia

Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas – Homemade

So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who don’t fall into the usual categories of family and friends – coworkers, neighbors, my kid’s teachers, friends from church – but … Continue reading

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Music of the day – Over the river and through the woods …

Today I have been setting up my “Music of the day” posts for the Christmas season, and so I thought I would also include the days between Thanksgiving and the first Sunday in Advent. By the way, if  you have … Continue reading

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Mailboxes and Old Barns

Most of you are familiar with our friend, Sharon, who comments here regularly. You have probably read her posts (lovingly referred to as MBOB) at Conservative Treehouse on Sunday mornings in past years. You may even know that Sharon wrote … Continue reading

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. The grass is green, the trees and flowers are blooming, birds are singing, bugs are buzzing. And a favorite poem that reminds me of these … Continue reading

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Southeast Michigan’s Premier Event – 2022 Woodward Dream Cruise

Today is the 28th annual Woodward Dream Cruise, billed as the world’s largest classic car event.  It takes place in my back yard. Well, to be exact, it’s about 1/2 a block away from my front yard! More than a … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas – Homemade

A repeat post, updated – hope you don’t mind. If you’re like me, you may not even remember it from previous years.So many times over the years I’ve wanted to give gifts to people I associate with regularly, but who … Continue reading

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. The grass is green, the trees and flowers are blooming, birds are singing, bugs are buzzing. And a favorite poem that reminds me of these … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Nostalgia, Poetry, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Happy 10th Anniversary, The Conservative Treehouse!

It is almost impossible to believe it, but today is the 10th anniversary of The Conservative Treehouse. I will never forget that day as long as I live! This is what happened – most of this post is taken from … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Hobbies & General Interest, Holidays, Nostalgia, Uncategorized | 7 Comments