Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty. Mother Teresa
By: Proserpina, 5:34 PM GMT on February 01, 2016
'AN ITALIAN MOTHER AT EVERY FOOTBALL PARTY'!
The above title comes from an article found in the latest magazine "Italian America". The article (written by Miles Ryan Fisher) discusses the origin of Buffalo Wings.
There are several stories about its origin but basically the stories have a commonality of facts. The Buffalo Wings have their origin in a bar owned by Teressa Bellissimo and her husband Frank, the year was 1964. It...
Updated: 3:29 PM GMT on February 08, 2016
By: Proserpina, 2:40 PM GMT on December 31, 2015
A NEW YEAR IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW BEGINNINGS
The year 2015 was not a great one for some of us, failing health, disappointments, losses; nature out of bounds with her unleashing of weather related disasters; mindless killings such as in France and the latest in Saint Bernardino; absolutely crazy politicians and politics;.... the list is rather long.
May the new year of 2016 treat us all with kindness!
Below is a quote from "Opere...
Updated: 2:48 PM GMT on January 29, 2016
By: Proserpina, 8:22 PM GMT on December 03, 2015
Look what came today! A living gift from my Florida loved ones! Yes, December is here and Christmas is on its way.
The Amaryllis, Tulips and other bulbs are already peaking through the soil. Soon there will be a lovely garden to enjoy.
Theme for my December blog is the various stages of my gift of 'Bulbs Garden', and Quotes of Peace and Goodwill".
1. “You may say I'm a dream...
Updated: 12:20 AM GMT on December 29, 2015
By: Proserpina, 2:38 PM GMT on November 01, 2015
November is a busy month and so I will keep the November blog simple, very simple!
Last week I bought some shirts at a clothing store, when I got home and looked at the written comments on the plastic clothing bag I realized that they are sayings. I found them interesting and so how about a blog of sayings, proverbs, wise comments made by common and famous people,.... I'll post one a day if I can and perhaps YOU will post one-two-or ...
Updated: 6:23 PM GMT on November 22, 2015
By: Proserpina, 11:24 AM GMT on October 03, 2015
THE TAPESTRY OF OCTOBER
October in VA started with rain as in the above photo and it is still raining.
The creek is flowing at a super fast pace, carrying debris from the areas upstream. On the news we hear the words like 'Nor'easter' which might be compounded with our friend 'Joaquin'! Or not!
The brave ...
Updated: 7:08 PM GMT on October 20, 2015