Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / C. G. Cady Naegle / camping / dinner time / Fun and Games / Holidays & Traditions / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / Writer's Retreat

The Dude Ranch

I was sitting and reminiscing with my sisters this weekend, and the topic of camping came up. Dad was an outdoors man who loved hunting and fishing and camping, but by the time I came around, his heart said wilderness, his body said recliner. The compromise we came to was what we in the family … Continue reading

C. G. Cady Naegle / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Music

Christmas Caroling

Christmas Carols This Monday is our family’s annual Christmas Caroling party.  We invite a bunch of people over, and whoever makes it, makes it.  I fill up about a dozen crockpots of delicious hot drinks, and we wander the neighborhood singing Christmas carols. We get all sorts of responses.  We’ve had people leave their car … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / C. G. Cady Naegle / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / Mystery Game

1st Christmas Party of the Year!

Tomorrow is a big day! I’m inviting a few of my favorite people over, and I’m throwing a mystery party!  This, in and of itself, isn’t wholly out of the normal.  What IS a big deal is the fact that I wrote this Mystery Party all by myself! My parents (and after they passed, my … Continue reading

C. Cady Fowler / Daily Life / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Pranks

Quincequil Day

We come by our writing honestly.  Dad was always writing silly stories for our amusement. I just recently ran across a collection of his stories, including this doozy:     Quincequil  Day by Monte Cady Arfgon Quincequil (730 – 687 BC) was a locally prominent medicine man in the region of the North American continent … Continue reading