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In Honor of My 50th Year

On March 2nd, I will turn 50 years old  this year. I can remember when I turned 29, and became quite depressed because I was getting so old. 635 more words

Misc. Writings

Happy Last Birthday, FDO!

In my house (and sometimes in my sister’s house) I tell people that they can only have birthday-days until the birth of their first child…then the celebrations belong to the new person, and the old person has no more birthdays. 268 more words

Family Life

Recollections of The Fire Put To Sleep

It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you the recollections I have of my grandmother. They are not very special to somebody who does not know what kind of person she was. 735 more words



Our daughter is here for a few days, and she brought her children over this morning so she could get a few things done. What fun- I sure do love it when any of the grandkids gets to spend time with us! 593 more words

Tips for Grandmas -Part 2

In July of last year we posted 20 Tips for Grandmas.  Here they are again in case you missed them.

Those Tips are great, but certainly not all encompassing.  149 more words


longing to run away, an old trick of mine!

There’s no denying the sheer amount of nerves I feel as I write the next part of my journey. I’ve sat with all good intentions many times over the last week or so trying to ‘spit it’ out, Going back to memories that I’ve shared with only a very few people and now I’m putting it all out there. 669 more words

Teenage Pregnancy

New page...Kinship

Being related, family ties, connections, bond, blood relationships…all definitions of Kinship.  So what happens when a new member of the family, a baby, is added into the mix? 54 more words