L: It’s All about Mary/#a-to-z challenge/ Laughter

Uproarious laughter has become synonymous with the Thornton women…largely because of Mary’s love of life. Meet the Wheezers.

C: It’s All About Mary/ Counting My Blessings

Growing up with Mary as a mother meant that music was central to my life. Our┬ádays 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

A: It’s All about Mary

The makings of a memoir of my mother, Mary Scott Gash Thornton. Amazing pianist, much-loved wife and mother. Funny, poignant, insightful and tender moments with a woman I admire more than anyone.

All About Mary

introduction to the upcoming blogs for the April A-to-Z Challenge. Stories of growing up in the 50’s, college in the 70’s, life in small town, mid-America, fundamentalist turned progressive and the hoopla that ensured. All told around the life of an amazingly talented and loving woman called Mom.