Carolyn Manley-Ferrera

Carolyn Manley-Ferrera

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I was born in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of three children. I consider myself a world traveler and professional student. I say professional student because I started going back to school in the early 1980 s and have never finished. I am still learning new ideas.
When we came to Arizona I went back to college again and took a creative writing class as part of my curriculum. My family had always been insatiable readers and my Mother a great storyteller. Some of my writings are based on her tales. I started writing and have never looked back.
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  • Enrollment of the Gray...Hair That Is
    As a AARP member you have a wide variety of benefits, programs and services.
  • Times Change
    My youth versus my old age.
  • COUPON QUEEN
    When she is grocery shopping her physical demeanor changes.
  • GROWING POTATOES in CONTAINERS
    Growing potatoes without even trying.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    Letters I wrote to my Grandmother, over my lifetime, who is now deceased.
  • WHITE SHOES
    When to wear white shoes or not to wear white shoes, that's the question.
  • How to Grow Amaryllis Bulbs
    After the initial bloom I would repot the bulb hoping for it to rebloom the following year. It never happened.
  • Bigfoot: Fact or Fiction
    Where is the evidence that Bigfoot exists?
  • Growing Tomatoes
    Growing different varities of tomatoes.
  • My Uninvited Guests
    Every day around 5:30 pm my uninvited guest shows up to eat.
  • 2012
    2012 The year the world is supposed to end.
  • SHOULD HERMAN CAIN RUN for PRESIDENT?
    Herman Cain should fess up and tell the truth.
  • GROWING POTATOES in CONTAINERS
    I planted these potatoes in June.
  • LUCKY'S NEW BED
    My husband and I got a kick out of how much he loved that bed.
  • GROWING SWEET POTATOES in CONTAINERS
    You can have great success growing sweet potatoes in pots.
  • GROW POTATOES in CONTAINERS
    I cannot grow any root crops in my vegetable garden.
  • WHAT'S the DIFFERENCE BETWEEN a CLIMBING ROSE & a RAMBLING ROSE?
    If you want to have roses all summer long, choose a climber
  • PLANT MARIGOLDS in YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN
    Marigolds ward off many kinds of insects.
  • THE WALL
    I said, "STOP THAT -- WHAT ARE YOU DOING?" You cannot imagine the argument that ensued through that window between her brother and I.
  • MY INCREDIBLE FARTING DOG
    The dog got his name Lucky, because my son said, "He was lucky to be alive".
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    Patty has severed relations with our family.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    You and Mom were so right about the baby.
  • GASOLINE for MY CAR or HAY for OLD JENNY
    I told my husband if the price of gas gets any higher I'm going to hitch up old Jenny and take her to the store.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    This will be my last letter from Europe. We are flying home next week.
  • JAPAN'S EARTHQUAKE & TSUNEMI
    California is bracing itself for the BIG one. It will come -- all the scientists say so.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    Mom and I traveled south to Malaga. Grandma, you would love Spain. The people are honest and very friendly, much like the people of Ireland.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    I lost, I lost. No need to say anything else.
  • My Earth Day Promise to the Planet
    When I leave this earth I want my footprint to be almost invisible.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    Yes, we saw The David in Florence and The Coliseum, St Peter's Basilica, and The Sistine Chapel in Rome.
  • THE BULLY
    Since we lived in a predominantly Spanish speaking area, the children were subject to a Spanish culture with all the rules.
  • SHOULD DONALD TRUMP RUN for PRESIDENT?
    We have had an actor, a law professor, ex governors, a haberdasher, Generals, and a peanut farmer. So why can't we have Trump?
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    It's a little cold here; Mom wants to go on to Italy. She has been very depressed here in Germany, so has Eileen. We will be going to Venice first. We will be in Italy for at least 3 to 4 weeks.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    We've gone to Notre Dame church for Mass, the Louvre (was closed each time we went), the Eiffel Tower (Mom said $2.50 each was too much to charge and it wasn't worth it). Eileen and I liked it; you could see all of Paris from the top.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    I met the best looking, interesting, charming, educated man. He works on Wall Street. He owns a house in Great Neck. For the first time in my life, I think I am in love.
  • WHAT'S BEHIND GLOBAL FLOODING?
    More than one million people are affected by severe flooding in Sri Lanka, Australia and Brazil.
  • SUPER BOWL BEEF STEW
    A delicious robust dish for lunch or dinner.
  • FLOODING in AUSTRALIA- BEGINNING of 2012?
    Ten people are confirmed dead and several dozen are missing in the worst flooding in Australian history.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    I like this house better because I have the whole upstairs. I painted my room a melon color. I know it sounds awful, but actually it looks very pretty.
  • ARE WE in the BEGINNING of the END?
    Fish and birds dying around the world.
  • LETTERS to GRANDMA
    Even though she only had a third grade education, she was an avid writer and loved receiving letters rather than phone calls. I must have written her hundreds of letters, and she saved them all.
  • THE GOLDEN CHRISTMAS TREE
    I don't know when I fell asleep. I know I fell asleep with the glow of that tree on us. For some reason I knew everything would be okay.
  • CHICKENS
    Whereas my Uncle saw pets, my Mother saw a food source.
  • SICK
    Tuesday, I had a 2:30 appointment with my doctor for something unrelated to this sickness. So I kept the scheduled appointment. I felt and looked like something out of "The Exorcist".
  • THE CHRISTMAS MUG
    The girl wrapped everything in old newspapers. When she came to the Christmas Mug, she very gently wrapped it in white tissue paper, put it in a plastic bag, and handed to me. I thought it odd, but I never said anything.
  • CATS
    THE CHAIN REACTION OF CAT SITTING
  • CHANDLER FARMERS' MARKET
    Local fresh produce. Seasonal produce and goods Organic and Non-Organic
  • TUNA, CUCUMBER & TOMATO SALAD
    Healthy and delicious low-fat alternative to high calorie salads..
  • FRIED PLANTAINS
    Delicious and healthy substitute for potatoes
  • I WANT TO
    A FOUR YEAR OLD IN CHURCH
  • GRASS
    My first summer in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Quick Chicken Cacciatore
    Quick 30 minute dinner for up to six people.
  • PEAR CUSTARD
    THANKSGIVING DESSERT IDEA
  • Consequence
    Come and experience 24 hours in jail, through the eyes of an alcoholic, in one of the toughest jails in America. The sheriff has a vacancy sign -- for you.
  • KICK BOXER
    Everyone in the neighborhood knew her reputation, and the longer we attended ballet school, the more agile she became. She would spin and bob around her opponent like a Top.
  • Baked Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe
    Delicious low-calorie alternative to a typically high-calorie appetizer.

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