Category Archives: It’s all Relative

Of Worms and Dads

Every time I look at the home screen on my phone, I have to smile. The photo is of a chubby two- year-old hand proudly holding up a wriggling worm. This, of course, makes me think of my dad. Now … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Mom

I was at that “about to burst” stage of my first pregnancy when one of my friends spotted a newborn in a restaurant. She dragged me over to meet the new mother and gaze upon her infant.  I dutifully ooohhed … Continue reading

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When Relatives Come to Visit

Last weekend, our Aunt Edie and Uncle Jim made it to Seattle on their Nationwide Tour Extravaganza (OK, I’m pretty sure they just call it a really long roadtrip, but that sounds so tedious so I thought I would jazz … Continue reading

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Back and Running!

On Saturday I received a message from Peggy letting me know that her firewall was warning her of a threat on my website.  I (and by “I”, I mean my in-house tech support, Shaun) immediately looked into it and found … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After…

Today was my parents’ wedding anniversary. I had been feeling horrible all day that I wasn’t  finding the chance to do something special for them or at least call them.  I finally had the time and the opportunity  around eight … Continue reading

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Farts, Boogers And Belches

Nearly three weeks ago our home was invaded by a small army of alien creatures.  I supposed that I should clarify this just a bit.  The “Alien Army” actually consists of two five-year-old, red-headed boys.   When my sister-in-law first told … Continue reading

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Thankfulness…in ten minutes or less

Right now I am thankful for…. A cat sitting on my lap A husband that never stops talking. (sigh…) Dumb kid movies leftover turkey leftover Cherries in the Snow (YUM) having my parents here today have I mentioned that my … Continue reading

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Irresistible Ice Cream

This week, Fun Monday is sponsored by Beckie at Give it a Try.  We’ve been asked to tell what our favorite treat is and why we like it so much.   I didn’t even have to think about what my favorite … Continue reading

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A Doll for Dad

Last year, right after Christmas my parents hopped into their RV and headed towards Quartzsite, Arizona.  Apparently every year there is some sort of gathering of RVer and Dad was determined to strike it rich selling his Walking Poles.  Somewhere … Continue reading

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It's not quite later yet…

I know I was supposed to come back and tell you more about my wonderful memories of summers with G&G, but well…it’s not quite later enough yet.  Mimi and I are currently up with my folks (and those trees!) so we … Continue reading

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