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Ode to a man of beautiful edges

Sometimes life doesn’t seem the way we want it

Sometimes it’s full of ups and down

Sometimes the things we hope to hope for

Keeps chasing after ashes… 134 more words

How my Grandfather Quit Smoking

He came home from work one day and announced that he was no longer going to smoke. Never touched another cigarette in his life.

If only we all could be so strong.

Poppy, you’re incredible.


Beard Poster {Free Printable}

Yesterday I shared that I created some artwork for the wall by our wood burning stove.  The first printable featured a quote from Henry Ford about chopping wood.   158 more words


memories don't die

Death is hard, even when you know it’s imminent. The death of my terminally-ill grandfather occurred this past February. Despite knowing his suffering had ended, I still felt crushing grief when I heard his final moments had passed. 1,065 more words

Grandpa Ed

Grandpa was mayor of Richmond eight years
Also a doctor with sweat and with tears
Built him a practice and gained much respect
Never another’s concern would neglect… 214 more words