Youth groups and young people’s class and Vacation Bible School kept busy in the 50’s and 60’s. Mary was at the center of it all, behind the piano and in front of the kids.
10 Thornton kids and how they grew. Mary provides a model of love and some criticism.
Holidays with Mary were loud, filled with love and calories. Laughter, music, and plenty of conversation made the world feel like one big party. At least for one day.
#a-to-z challenge introduces a few of Mary’s favorite and not so favorite things.
For mom, life centered around the dining room. During the week it was her office. On the weekends her place to entertain.
Growing up with Mary as a mother meant that music was central to my life. Our days as a family usually often began with her playing one or two hymns. She wasn’t much of a morning person. If she had her druthers she’d sleep until 9 or 10, I’m sure. Her favorite times of day were… Continue reading C: It’s All About Mary/ Counting My Blessings
background for Mary Thornton and a bit about her bread