Category Archives: grandparents

Moving Dad

Tweet I knew Christmas would be hard on us after Mom’s passing.  But I didn’t really expect that it would be THAT hard.  It was especially hard on my dad.  He was desperately lonely, and had a bout of depression … Continue reading

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Tweet Today would have been my Grandma’s birthday. She was a dear, dear, woman who taught me so much. I just wanted to share some pictures of her with you. I miss her every day–today I miss her with a … Continue reading

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Tweet I grew up on a dairy farm.  Animals were a given, of course, but animals in the house were not.  According to my dad, animals belonged outside, not in the house.  My childhood dog,  Queenie, was always outside.  As … Continue reading

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My Mama

Tweet Thanks for all your prayers, friends.  Mom is doing ok.  She’s still in the hospital, although she was moved from the cardiac intensive care unit to a regular cardiac floor.  She has been VERY confused–may I say goofy?  Yes. … Continue reading

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Insta Friday

Tweet I forgot my camera when we went to Minnesota, so I had a lot of pics to get off my phone! We spent a lot of time at the beach.  It was wonderful. The kids had a ball burying … Continue reading

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The Simple Woman’s Daybook

Tweet Outside my window… I see a lake and lots of trees.  It’s so much fun being in the northwoods of Minnesota. I am thinking… It’s nice to be on a bit of a vacation.  We do miss Daddy, though. I am … Continue reading

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Tweet Since I got my Black Crackberry, I’ve spent a lot of time Tweeting.  One of my favorite new Twitter friends is @beckfromfrogandtoad.  (You can find her Twitter profile here, and her blog here.)  She and I share the same sense … Continue reading

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