Category Archive: grandmother

Today I Turn 55!

Today is my 55th birthday, which we celebrated yesterday. It could not have been a more perfect day. I spent time with my hubby, son, daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren.Hubby made dinner and… Continue reading

If Only Dressing Barbie Was The World’s Biggest Concern

Since last Friday the news has been full of story upon story of bombings, attempted bombings and death. Day after day it is some new horrible tragedy or attempt at one. I came… Continue reading

Missing You Terribly Mom on this First Mother’s Day Without You

Today is Mother’s Day and the first one since losing my Mom in February. The loss is still very raw. I continue to cry here and there several times a week. The memories… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline a love story. Letter two written February 17th, 1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

Heber & Caroline a love story. Letter one written January 27th, 1924

When our mother passed away I was going through her things and found a stack of letters written by my maternal grandfather Heber to my maternal grandmother Caroline (aka Carrie). The letters cover… Continue reading

The Healing Process

It’s just over one month now since my mother passed. I can truly say that not one day has gone by that I haven’t cried at least once if not multiple times. My… Continue reading

In Memory of Dot (My Mother) 1926 – 2015

My mother passed on Saturday February 7th after suffering a stroke four days earlier on Tuesday. Over the past several days I have been fortunate to have received condolences from so many people… Continue reading

Traditions

There are times when traditions are very important to me especially when it involves family. One tradition my daughter and I have had for years is our annual Christmas Cookie Bake. We get… Continue reading

Welcome Bryce Christopher

And we finally met the new member of our family, our grandson Bryce Christopher! \

What Can I Get Into Next?

You ever watch a child’s face and you can just see the little wheels spinning in their heads. I can tell Emma’s thinking “What can I get into next?” Then it dawns on… Continue reading

The Last Vestiges of Mommy and Emma Time.

I am in Maine this week with my daughter Allison and granddaughter Emma. Just some girl time. The girls are taking advantage of some of their last Mommy and me time before baby… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = DELIGHT

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Just Another Glimpse

Another glimpse of the special moments that my husband and I get to spend with our granddaughters. This was taken several weeks ago while we were at the beach. Papa was carrying Emma… Continue reading

Morgan Learns to throw Stones at the Beach

This past holiday weekend my son Rob took his daughter Morgan to the beach. After she watched him throw stones into the ocean she decided she was ready to give it a try… Continue reading

Summer with the Girls

I love summertime. Beyond the obvious reasons of beautiful weather it gives hubby and I more time to spend with family, in particular our granddaughters. As a parent you are so distracted with… Continue reading

The Adventures of Emma and Morgan

The relationship between my two granddaughters Emma and Morgan continues to grow. It’s obvious that the girls love to spend time together. It’s been so fun to watch them develop from babies to… Continue reading

A Full Belly Laugh

I have been chronicling both my granddaughters’ development over the past year and a half. It always strikes me how quickly they change when I notice a new and sometimes small milestone. I… Continue reading

Come on Everyone Let’s Sing

One thing my granddaughter Emma doesn’t lack is personality. She just oozes it! She draws attention to herself effortlessly. Or there are times when she doesn’t have enough attention and goes out of… Continue reading

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When you are a grandparent and your grandchildren are young, they are the most beautiful & precious things on the face of the… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = PENSIVE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Our Word View – Word of the Week = ADORE

SUNDAY POSTING ~ A COLLABORATIVE BLOG BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS (ME AND MY FRIEND BARB) WHO’S PATHS WERE SEPARATED FOR 20+ YEARS AND HAVE FOUND ONE ANOTHER ONCE AGAIN ONLINE. BOTH SHARE A LOVE… Continue reading

Dot turns 87!

The birthday girl ~ Dot! My sister Mary made the cake! Nana and Emma Great Aunt Barb and Morgan Emma A body to die for! Dancer’s legs! Nana Dot, Emma and Morgan

Time With GG (Great Grandmother)

BFFL

I can’t begin to tell you how much joy I get out of my granddaughters visits. They are both so absolutely adorable. Cousins’ born one week apart to my son and daughter. I… Continue reading

A Time to Celebrate

My son the younger of my two children turned 26 this week. To celebrate my daughter, granddaughter, mother, and mother-in-law took Bob out for dinner. Talk about a rose amongst a group of… Continue reading