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Goals and Dreams

Sunday, May 20, 2012      1 comments

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream." -Benjamin Elijah Mays... Read more

My five darlings....

Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

Here's a photo of all five of our grandchildren together... they are so busy, it's a little hard to get them all together in one spot for very long!!! ... Read more

Bittersweet day...

Friday, May 18, 2012      2 comments

Today is graduation practice for our seniors, which is always a time of great excitement for them, as they prepare for their big day. It's also a bittersweet time for me, as I watch these young people prepare for the next step in their futures.... Read more

Field Trip!!!!

Thursday, May 17, 2012      1 comments

I LOVE teaching and being a senior sponsor, but am also ready for the 2011-2012 school year to be a wrap, which is going to happen in just a few days! Today I need to put on my running shoes and head out the door for a senior trip to Six Flags.... Read more


Wednesday, May 16, 2012      1 comments

It's the perfect gift. A Hug! ...It's not too big and it's not too small, one size fits all and no one complains if you return it. A Hug...Give one today. I'm a hugger so this quote is absolutely perfect for me... I believe we can all benef... Read more

A quote...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      2 comments

The only thing you really own in life is your attitude.- Sparkpeople's Samantha I like this... as it reminds me that no matter what happens I am still responsible for MY attitude!!! Have a great day!... Read more

Five special blessings...

Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

Here's a photo of all five of our grandchildren.. it's hard to get them all in the same spot for more than a moment or two! Love them dearly!! ... Read more

Happy Mother's Day

Sunday, May 13, 2012      2 comments

Special blessings going out to ALL the Sparkpeple mothers, grandmothers, stepmothers, "special" moms, etc... may your day be filled with all that you hold dear! ...Read more

In memory...

Saturday, May 12, 2012      1 comments

Today, I'm pausing to honor the memory of my brother Raymond Alexander Frank on the day of his birth! He was several years older than me and always a military man. He was a member of the Night Stalkers and LOVED being a soldier. He was (and i... Read more

Pictures of the boys!!!

Friday, May 11, 2012      1 comments

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Edison quote...

Thursday, May 10, 2012      1 comments

Many of life's failures are people who didn't realize how close they were to success when they gave up.-Thomas Edison The best way to prevent this is to never give up!!!... Read more

A couple of pictures!

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      4 comments

Here are a couple of pictures of Anderson Wallace... he's just started smiling and laughing, so you know how much fun I'm having. The second photo shows Bennett Wayne, who is almost 4. He and I did a little swimming last night! : ) Read more

My GRANDMA hat...

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

I have a wonderful life and love wearing all the different hats that make my life what it is... but am so excited about today and the rest of the week, when the only hat I will be wearing is my most important GRANDMA hat.... as I spend time with... Read more


Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence."- Calvin Coolidge This little quote really hits home for me, as I know it's my persistence that has helped me to shed almost 100 pounds... now I need to kick it back into gear, so th... Read more


Sunday, May 06, 2012      1 comments

I'm having a hard time shaking the sadness I'm feeling for my former student and her family who lost her baby girl to SIDS this week. I know (and believe) that God has a plan, but to know how much pain this family is and will be enduring just b... Read more

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