Be a Houseguest Rockstar With These 10 Tips

It wasn’t a new year’s resolution, but 2019 has turned out to be the “Year of the Friend” visits around the country. The only reason it happened is this: I invited myself. Ugh. I can hardly write about these impositions. Mom is, no doubt, rolling her eyes out loud at me, because people with manners… Continue reading Be a Houseguest Rockstar With These 10 Tips

My friend, Michele, is Just the Best!

After 67 years, my parents had been split up, not by divorce, but by different aging conditions.  While there was no question about the strength of our friendship, it was confirmed many times by Michele’s willingness to accompany me on my visits.  There are two kinds of humans in this world: those who can deal… Continue reading My friend, Michele, is Just the Best!

Oh, When the Saints, Go Marchin’ In

/Bobbe White/10.21.18/ Recently, Jenna, my daughter-in-law, and I popped into Pappion Artistry, a petite New Orlean’s area gallery. The artist, Christina Pappion brings New Orleans culture to life through whimsical painting. She accents certain pieces with gold flecks that makes them fancy. Christina greeted us. We browsed and read publicity pieces hung on walls and… Continue reading Oh, When the Saints, Go Marchin’ In

“Gotcher raincoat?” my mom

/Bobbe White 4/5/18/ Most of my writing referenced Dad, be it customer service, strength or humor. It was safe to say that Mom lived in his shadow, but was no shrinking violet. I looked up shrinking violet: it means shy or timid. This was not my mother. Call her, “Quiet Steel.” Man, she was/is a strong… Continue reading “Gotcher raincoat?” my mom

Alphabetiquette: more couth after youth

wtad.com/whitepages/8.10.17/Bobbe White/ Alphabetiquette (n.) al-fuh-BET-i-ket) simple manners for couth after youth. By surprisingly popular request, this is a continued list from my 1.27.17 post, where A -D were introduced. These are common sense manners we see broken every day, everywhere. I post these, not because I am Ms. Manners, but because certain actions bug people.… Continue reading Alphabetiquette: more couth after youth

SPRING MUSINGS

Wtad.com/white pages/4.13.17                                                                                                          … Continue reading SPRING MUSINGS

The Comfort of Travel Routines

Bobbe White 3.2.17 written for wtad.com We recently drove to Denver, for about the 37th time or so. As routes go, there are limited options from Quincy IL to Denver. Whichever way you go, it’s like going to Subway. Order #34; it’s about 7 feet long and 3 feet high. Slice the bread lengthwise down… Continue reading The Comfort of Travel Routines

NO TABLE FOOD! (Okay, maybe just a little).

wtad.com- WHITE PAGES-2/21/17 Bobbe White NO TABLE FOOD!!! (Okay, maybe just a little…) Ten years ago, my son, Nick, and I brought home a free, scruffy-eared puppy. She was a mix between a Llewellyn Setter and a Labrador. The breeders hadn’t planned on such a mix and couldn’t jeopardize their reputation by selling anything less… Continue reading NO TABLE FOOD! (Okay, maybe just a little).

Why Do We Live Here?

Written by Bobbe White for “The White Pages”  WTAD.COM Why Do We Live Here? Frankly on weekends like the last one, I do not know.  It was simply too cold and icy to justify; too treacherous to visit family, stay upright while attempting to walk into work or do anything, really. All of this on… Continue reading Why Do We Live Here?

tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs

The White Pages – December 14, 2016                                                                                                 … Continue reading tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs