My Boy

Ever since I went through all the  pictures for my son's 8th grade graduation ceremony, I've been filled with such melancholy. I will never forget when I took my son out in public by myself for the very first time. He was about two weeks old and I ventured out to the mall. I took him to the bathroom in Dillard's because I knew that they had those big chairs in the seating area. I thought it would be comfy and quiet in case I needed to feed him. Do you remember being a first time mom and everything had to perfect, structured and carefully planned? Yeah, those days are so long gone. … [Read more...]

A General Store to Remember

If you have been a Livin’ Sassy reader for very long, then you know how much I love to bring you places and events that are slightly off the beaten path. Family time doesn’t always have to involve the megamall or theme park. We have lived in San Antonio for almost fourteen years and I thought that I knew about most of the places to take your kids for fun. I recently took my family to a place that has been around town for a very long time. I just wish I had known about it when my son was a baby.       My neighbor Stella had been telling me about taking her kids to … [Read more...]

The Long and Winding Road

I took a trip down the “Long and Winding Road” near my hometown in East Texas this past weekend. I haven't been down this road in a very long time. It is about 3 miles long and full of twists and curves. Not only is it scenic but is also somewhat secluded as well.   I don't know the history of who might have given this little road the unofficial name after the famous Beatles song. I only remember that when I was a teenager, everyone who had ever been on it knew exactly what road you were referring to without ever having to give directions to meet them there. You simply had to say, … [Read more...]

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