Category Archives: Life Sharon

KENTUCKY: “My Old Kentucky Home” by Stephen Foster

KENTUCKY: “My Old Kentucky Home” by Stephen Foster

Today’s blog is a continuation from yesterday’s post about the history of Federal Hill, the plantation estate of the Rowan family that is now known worldwide as “My Old Kentucky Home.” Please read that article first as it sets the foundation for the Kentucky State song of the same name, written by famous American songwriter… CONTINUE READING…

Our Disney Fireplace Mantel

Our Disney Fireplace Mantel

The Lathans are HUGE fans of all things Disney. As massive lovers of the magical world created by the late, great Walt Disney — and as we fortunately lived in California, me personally growing up about an hour away from Anaheim — visiting Disneyland was a constant event all of my life. For many years… CONTINUE READING…

Audrey Rose ~ Two Years in the Lathan Family

Audrey Rose ~ Two Years in the Lathan Family

November 26 is an anniversary day in the Lathan household! On this day in 2019, we drove three hours to Illinois, meeting and adopting our second fur-baby. I have previously written two blogs about our first fur-baby, Olivia Marjo, the most recent on October 5 (link below). Today is perfect to devote to our adorable… CONTINUE READING…

Favorite Literature Novels, Part 1

Favorite Literature Novels, Part 1

I consider myself fortunate in that I have always loved reading books from nearly every genre category imaginable. As to why this is, I am not exactly sure although I suspect living in a population less than 3000 mountain town in California where the only library was the small one at my elementary school played… CONTINUE READING…

Happy Birthday to Sharon!

Happy Birthday to Sharon!

Yes, today is my birthday. I am now 59 years old, meaning I was born in 1962. Strange to think I will be 60 next year when I truly do not feel that old. Well, some days I do, to be honest, but generally speaking my body is doing all right and my brain functions… CONTINUE READING…