Today I picked up ingredients for my Mom’s infamous fruitcake. Before you shudder, it isn’t like the typical fruitcakes. It is AWEsome. I’ve not made this recipe til this year . . . for years my Mom would make each Christmas season. My Dad & Mom moved this September to an assisted living center, I’m doing the dutiful #1 daughter thing and making this fine masterpiece (it really is) for them and also for someone else I sincerely appreciate and who also mentioned from from the pulpit that he loves “fruitcake”. [Read more…]
Additionally, her son Matthew is a Navy public affairs officer currently serving at the Navy Office of Information East in New York City. He recently returned from back-to-back deployments as part of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah in western Afghanistan and aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the ship’s first combat deployment.
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Obviously, this is a reprint of an article submitted to the Romeo Observer and published on December 7, 1988.
The need for blood and platelets is still true today. Please consider making this precious gift of life this Christmas season. There is someone waiting for both especially this time of year.
Contact your local Red Cross office or click here for blood: http://www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation or for platelets: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/types-donations/platelet-donation.
Have a blessed Christmas season to your and your family.
My eyes are your eyes. To watch and protect you and yours. My ears are your ears. To hear and detect evil minds in the dark. My nose is your nose to scent the invader of your domain. And so you may live, my life is also yours.