Observations and reflections on growing up with old church hymns. You can take some of the old religion out of this progressive but not the hymns.
Zee end of the road for It’s All About Mary and the A-to-Z Challenge. Thanks for sticking with us. Glad you finally met my mother.
Uproarious laughter has become synonymous with the Thornton women…largely because of Mary’s love of life. Meet the Wheezers.
Mom and Elsie Lois make beautiful music. More thoughts on life with mama and the family.
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
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.
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.