Mary Ann Hemmingson is a member of St. Joseph Lodge #2 and resides in Arizona. Mary Ann is a contributor to the KSKJ Voice monthly membership newsletter.
People tell me I have too much time on my hands. They say it like it’s a bad thing. But, I’ve found so many fascinating things to do.
I am not sure if I just grew up in an aromafilled atmosphere, or if my eyesight was so bad it made my sense of smell keener.
My parents uncovered one of my childhood treasures in their attic. They found, among old Christmas decorations, my Easy Curl Hair Setting Kit, introduced by Kenner in 1968.
I was relaxing on my back patio Tuesday evening, July 5, when a wall of sediment menacingly rolled in from the south. It was a massive onslaught of sand, a dust storm on steroids, referred to lovingly as an haboob.
We had a childhood riddle: What has eyes, but cannot see? Answer: potato. My mom would say this anytime I couldn't find something that she could locate easily. After she'd find it, she'd say: "Who has eyes, but cannot see? Mary!"