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.
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.
Uproarious laughter has become synonymous with the Thornton women…largely because of Mary’s love of life. Meet the Wheezers.
Great family photos provided by my sisters back in the USA provide a visual glimpse into Mary’s life.
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.