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A disclaimer before I start; if you are an employee at McDonald’s and/or CVS, do not take the following personally…

Unless you happen to be one of the subjects of my discussion. 1,193 more words

307. First Thoughts on Grandparenting

I have had nine months to prepare for what happened last week so I should have been ready, right? I mean I knew that I was going to have a grandchild and that would put me in an entirely new demographic. 266 more words


An unexpected trip home

I didn’t anticipate being so long away from the blog, or home for that matter, so soon after our last trip. But last Sunday night as we were preparing for another normal work week, we got word that Bart’s grandfather had just passed away, and our plans changed almost immediately.


When the Kids are away, then the Grown Ups can play

After a two week break, NSW kidlets returned to school yesterday. Luckily for us, we were able to have grandchildren #3 and #4 stay with us last week. 1,216 more words


Wedded To a Faithful Grand

Today Carolyn and I celebrate our 37th wedding anniversary.  I wrote about our romance a couple of years ago here. Though we have had our share of struggles, she continues to bring joy and love into my life. 230 more words

Rodeos - they start 'em young!

During the last month, I’ve had the pleasure of attending two rodeos – both of which involved young people. One was the California High School Rodeo Championships in Bishop and the other was Fish Lake Valley Rodeo in Nevada. 728 more words


Buildings with association...

On the 9th November 1829 John Ogden, a Weaver by trade, married Hannah Tetlow, Spinster, at St Chads Church Rochdale.

John and Hannah were my three times great-grandparents. 26 more words