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I am back!

Sunday, November 08, 2015      7 comments

It has been a rough end to October and beginning to November! Up date on the car: DH did win the bid on the company car which he will pick up on Tuesday. The credit union will send the check overnight and then we will pay for the tags and ta... Read more

This Grandma is too old for jumping over houses!

Thursday, October 22, 2015      5 comments

Took the grands to the mall today. Our mall has a small play area with things to climb on - a car, a boat, a caterpillar, and a house. The house is about 2 1/2 feet high with walls to climb up on and stairs that lead to the slide. It is is al... Read more

Blessing from a neighbor

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      7 comments

I arrived home on Monday to find this on my front step (minus the doll): Read more

You Make an Impression

Friday, September 11, 2015      4 comments

I shop Pandora charms a lot! Several times I have had the same young lady help me, and she has asked me before where she knows me from other than the store. Tonight she asked if I ever taught at Boston Elementary. I said yes I had. Well, it ... Read more

Grandparent question - update

Wednesday, July 22, 2015      9 comments

I just heard that my 5 year old granddaughter thinks that I love her 18 month old cousin more than her. It isn't true, but how can I show her this? One of the problems might be that I am the one who cares for the 18 month old during the wee... Read more

Reset the diet (lifestyle)

Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

I admit that after 20 years of being diabetic, I have gotten sloppy on my eating. Today I saw my doctor and she wants me to carb count. My carb counting has consisted of trying to avoid them most of the day. She gave me some updated informati... Read more

Feeling Down

Sunday, July 05, 2015      7 comments

No matter how old your children get, when they argue it hurts. Yesterday two of mine got into it over the use of the word "female" when talking about people. DD was saying it was insulting to all women because that is the term used for resear... Read more

What Does a Grandma Do without the Grandkids?

Thursday, May 28, 2015      8 comments

I have a day without grandchildren today so I went shopping. I bought new area rugs for the hall both look the same. I really like them. Then I s... Read more

Happy Birthday, Maggie revised

Friday, April 17, 2015      9 comments

April 17, 2010 5 years ago we welcomed our first grandchild into the world and we blinked and she is almost in kindergarten! We are so blessed that she now lives near us... Read more

DGD2's 1st Birthday!!!!!!!!!!

Saturday, February 07, 2015      10 comments

We celebrated my granddaughter's 1st birthday today. Her official birthday is on Tuesday. First the young guests helped her open presents. Read more

Written on my Sparkpage

Friday, December 26, 2014      8 comments

2015 I am putting my goals here where they are seen every time I come to my page. 1. no eating after 8 PM. 2. track everything eaten, no exception. 3. walk daily. 4. gym workout 5 days a week. It is time to get serious and ... Read more

History of the Poem on my previous blog.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      3 comments

During the desperate days of the Battle of Britain, hundreds of Americans crossed the border into Canada to enlist with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Knowingly breaking the law, but with the tacit approval of the then still officially neutral Un... Read more

For my Father

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      6 comments

In honor of my Dad - I miss you, Daddy. (1922 - 2008) High Flight Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth Of sun-split clo... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 27, 2014      7 comments

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Just Had to Share

Friday, August 29, 2014      9 comments

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