I wrote this back in 2013, eight Mother's Days ago. I started to write something this year and looked at older posts for pictures. I came across this and it is all so true and dear to me that I'm publishing it once again. I miss that little lady just as much today as I… Continue reading 05.09.21 An open letter to my Mama, sweet Josie Traylor, on Mother’s Day
Before the wonderful Trinity Mother's photos, I want to wish a very Happy Mother's Day to my mama, Jo (Josie Mae) Blum Traylor who is Heaven with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! I miss you every day sweet mama! Josie Mae taught Harriett and I how to be mothers through the life she lived.… Continue reading 05.10.20 Treasured Photos from Trinity’s 2018 Mother’s Day Presentation
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers I am blessed to know. A special Happy Mother’s Day to the three young women who have blessed us with grandchildren. Happy Mother's Day to Amy, Misty, and Liz! My own mom, Josie Mae Cochran Blum Traylor, is now with God and I miss her every day.… Continue reading 05.12.19 Happy Mother’s Day 2019 – When God Created Mothers
The rain is far from over here in Tangipahoa Parish in Southern Louisiana. Right now our pond is way over its banks and for the first time, I'm seeing the flow of rain waters from our neighbor's lands completely cover the land from the fence line to the pond. The pictures should explain this better… Continue reading 05.09.19 Rain, Rain, Flood in the pond
Even those of you who knew my mama well, probably did not know this. She was obsessed with winning the Publisher's Clearing House for several years. She knew without a doubt that Ed McMahon was going to show up at her house with her prize. I think I remember her having a special box of… Continue reading 07.11.18 Mama’s Publishers Clearing House List
Monday, July 9, 2018 - I wrote a nice long blog post to document, for me, recent doctors appointments that happened and didn't happen. I need that level of detail to help me remember these things. I've decided all this doesn't really need to be public (I know, I decide this after years of telling… Continue reading 07.09.18 Doctor, doctor, doctor, no doctor – in reverse!
Trust me when I say God knows what he’s doing. Even if you’re confused and you don’t know how you’re going to move forward or where you’re going to go, he will always open a new door for you. An unexpected door. A door that could lead you to a kind of happiness you never… Continue reading 07.08.18 Trust Me When I Say God Always Has A Plan, by Taunya at Love, Life, Relationships
Saturday, July 7, 2018 – On any given day, Andrew Lumish arrives at a historic Tampa-area cemetery without fanfare or attention. He’s there to carefully restore veteran’s gravestones blackened by the elements and decades of neglect. Cemeteries across the country will show you a similar scene—thousands of long-forgotten monuments belonging to those who made the… Continue reading 07.07.18 ‘Good Cemeterian’ honors veterans by restoring gravestones, celebrating their stories, by Allie Raffa | Fox News
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - Several days ago we picked up our granddaughter Madisyn to go see two of our other granddaughters dance revue. They were so adorable and we really enjoyed seeing what the girls had learned. Madisyn enjoyed being with her cousins and even danced around on the stage with her girl cousins… Continue reading 05.20.18 Dance revue, A1C, baseball game, remote control flying, crawfish boil, 3rd grade awards and June 4th!!!
Happy Birthday in Heaven to my mama Josie Mae Cochran Blum Traylor. She would have been 98 today. I know she's happier in Heaven than she ever was on earth though she made so many of us happy just by her presence. She definitely left her mark on many. She told the children to stop… Continue reading 05.18.18 We’re All Worth A Second Look, by Holley Gerth and Happy Heavenly Birthday Josie Mae!