MY REAL MOTHER – Marilyn Armstrong

My mother was not a regular kind of mom. This confused me a lot while I was growing up. Other mothers made cookies, kissed boo-boos. Hung out with the other mothers in summertime. Swapped recipes. Watched soap operas. My mother didn't bake anything, much less cookies. She was a terrible cook because she hated it. She was … Continue reading MY REAL MOTHER – Marilyn Armstrong

ONE WONDERFUL MOMENT

1968 Edition, by Rich Paschall Many musicians toil away at their craft hoping to break through the mass of musical acts and reach success with a hit recording.  Following endless rehearsals and low paying jobs, some of the best, or most interesting, will land recording contracts.  These artists wait eagerly for the day when one … Continue reading ONE WONDERFUL MOMENT

A MOTHER’S WALTZ: MUSIC & PICTURES – Leslie Martel & Marilyn Armstrong

Mother's Day - Sunday, May 13, 2018 FROM swo8 (Leslie Martel): Today is Mother’s Day. To commemorate this day, we have created a photographic montage of families together. It includes eight generations of my family and three of Marilyn and Garry Armstrong's families. The song is bittersweet because to be a mother, is indeed bittersweet. Our children bring us our greatest … Continue reading A MOTHER’S WALTZ: MUSIC & PICTURES – Leslie Martel & Marilyn Armstrong

WHICH WAY IN THE MONTH OF MAY – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge The weather has been really lovely for the past few days and I managed to get out of the house with a camera. Not for any kind of long shoot, but for a few minutes here and there. Today I went to the dentist and when I got there, realized … Continue reading WHICH WAY IN THE MONTH OF MAY – Marilyn Armstrong