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Holidays...ba humbug?!

Last week I faced physical pain and heartache that kept me from meeting some social obligations.  People inquired where I was and sent good wishes, but one person emailed me with words of disappointment that I had not met their expectations, their invitation and that they couldn’t deal with my depression. 465 more words


Congresswoman Pelosi Joined By Grandchildren To Serve Food At SF’s St. Anthony’s Dining Room

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Bay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visited St. Anthony’s Dining Room in San Francisco Wednesday as part of a family tradition that goes back many years. 193 more words


Traditional Meal?

The big day is nearly here!  Well, if you’re in the states and celebrate it, that is.

Normally I do a traditional turkey dinner, with dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, corn, dinner rolls, green bean casserole and cranberry. 469 more words

Button-Poppin' Proud

We look at the children God has given us

By birth, adoption or marriage

And we stand in awe






Why were we chosen to love these? 185 more words

Life In General

First Words

Earlier this week I picked my little grand-daughter up from Day Care.  Peering around the corner, I caught a secret glimpse of her.  Tiny and petite at only 14 months old, she sat upon colorful sponge flooring, playing with A.B.C. 294 more words


Grandparents raising grandchildren in Broome County

Grandparents raising grandchildren is a population that is growing fast. They are important in sustaining healthy family systems, but the caregiving is demanding and requires that the older adults make significant shifts in the roles that they hold in their families. 730 more words

a GRAND idea #9

When my daughter was a new mom (four kids ago) she read a lot about parenting and her favorite book was Extreme Parenting by Dr. Tim & Darcy Himmel. 173 more words