Part of life is growing older, and I have the distinct pleasure of hitting the halfcentury mark this week.
Folks, I have been to two goat roping’s and a county fair, and now I have been to Cruise Knight!
As a kid, Andy was outdoors during much of the summer months. And not lying by the pool with a Coke in one hand and a fetch-it stick for his dog in the other. His dad started him at age nine to help in the family hay-hauling business. Working many times from “Can’t see to can’t see.” At the ripe old age of fifteen, Andy had the responsibility of securing his own workers and heading his own crew, while Dad ran another.
British author and illustrator of children’s picture books, Anthony Browne, was born Sept. 11, 1946 in Sheffield, England.
September 11 is National Hot Cross Buns Day! This is a sweet, spiced bun adorned with a cross. They are a quintessential Easter food but the National Day is in September. Go figure. There are many legends about these buns and even a few superstitions. I am only going to discuss a few of the most popular of these.