When I was a child, my family took lots of road trips. We would all pile into the Winnebago or the Lincoln Continental and drive to Mammoth Mountain, Sun Valley (Idaho), the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, New Orleans, California Ghost Towns, New Mexico Indian Reservations etc...etc... On one of at least a couple of trips that we made to Palm Springs, … [Read more...] about Shopping with Elvis Presley
My mother was born Marilyn Marie Alff in Texas in 1923 to Rudolph E.G. Alff (a sergeant in the Army during World War I) when he was a professor at the Medical College of Baylor University, Dallas, Texas and to Meta Lisette Radtke Alff, a former music teacher. By 1926 her family had moved to Northampton County, Pennsylvania and my grandfather opened … [Read more...] about Marilyn Alff Montague 1923-2015
I'm not feeling very eloquent at the moment and I certainly have had no idea what the right things were to say to my mother as she suffered with Alzheimer's Disease for the last approximately 15 years. I started feeling a little nauseous after picking up some things from the nursing home the day my mother passed away after her body had been … [Read more...] about I love you, Mom. See you later.
The main reason I'm adding a post right now is to test a WordPress plugin called HTML Editor Syntax Highlighter. It's one of my favorite recent discoveries as far as WordPress plugins. It makes working in the content text editor so much more pleasant. But it had not been working perfectly, at least not with the recent WP updates. Today I woke to an … [Read more...] about Just to let you know I’m still here… and I’m Irish!