Buffalo Garden Walk, Faith, Family, Traditions, Uncategorized My Top 8 Buffalo Summer Traditions July 7, 2015

Hello and welcome to summer. Buffalo style. I often say, there is too much to do around here. Too many gorgeous places to visit. We really are spoiled in the summer months in Buffalo. We don’t have much time, we have too many options, but there are certain MUST-DO’s that we always find time for....

One Year May 9, 2015 in Faith

  It still doesn’t seem possible. It seems unreal. There is no possible way this could have happened. I still don’t want to believe it. Natalie. Our beloved Natalie. We just celebrated your wedding engagement. Yet, everything changed with one phone call. One unbelievable...

Dear Natalie October 10, 2014 in Faith, Family

Sisters are a blessing.    A Letter to My Sister: My dear, loving, beautiful Natalie, Happy Birthday. 10/10 will always be reserved as your day, a perfect 10 as a sister and the most perfect 10 of a person. It seems like just yesterday...

Engagement Party April 21, 2014 in Entertain, Faith, Family

            Traditionally the bride -to- be family hosts an engagement party a couple months after the proposal. We were psyched. We were ready to host. The groom to be family was also thrilled. This was a celebration of love...

Keep On Telling The Family Stories April 18, 2014 in Faith, Family, Traditions

    There is something comforting in hearing the same stories over and over. I mean, we all rolled our eyes when we were teens but now I just sit back and relish and smile at hearing them. In our family, there are a few...

Sing Me Something Irish March 16, 2014 in Entertain, Faith, Family, Traditions

Folks, if you are lucky to grow up with loving father of Irish decent, you no doubt heard him sing the songs “Danny Boy” and “Irish Eyes Are Smiling” countless times. But there are a lot of Irish songs and ballads out there that...

Our Lady of Seneca Street December 8, 2013 in Faith

You can see how playwright Tom Dudzick let his imagination go wild over a simple shrine dedicated to the Blessed Mother on Seneca Street in Buffalo. He wrote and directed a play called “Miracle On South Division Street” that is showing now at the...

Thankful November 27, 2013 in Faith, Fall, Traditions

Aww Thanksgiving. The gratitude that fills your heart. I hope that this will not be a mushy post; but I may not be able to help it. This week, we watched our son entertain his first clients. Watching him work so industriously and try...

Do what you love. November 22, 2013 in Faith

Do what you love and you will live your life with joy!! At age 95, Fr. Brady is doing just that. I have gotten acquainted with Fr. Brady at Fox Run in Orchard Park where he offers confessions and presides over the 4 0’clock...

Walk November 5, 2013 in Dogs, Faith, Fall, Family

Good Morning! It’s the start of daylight savings and it’s time to take advantage of the morning light. There is nothing more satisfying in the morning then a walk with my husband and our dogs. Of course I asked him what was the best...