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Where's the owner's manual???

Being grandma is supposed to be just the fun stuff, right?

Turns out there is a clause in the contract.  It has been brought to my attention that grandmas are supposed to have answers when things aren’t going right. 677 more words

Just Gia

Announcing Your Pregnancy

There’s no single “right way” to announce a pregnancy. There are a few ways, however, that can be agreed upon as “wrong.”

When I first told my parents I was pregnant with Zoey, I went for the “bite the bullet” approach. 484 more words


Tarpley Tradition

Originally published to Kathryn Can on 9/05/2010

Today I’ll head to the only place I’ve ever been on a Labor Day Sunday:  Tarpley, Texas.  Population…not many.  618 more words


This Past Week

*Disclaimer: This probably doesn’t make sense. There are probably typos and other errors, but I just needed to say something.

I haven’t been writing. And this time is hasn’t been due to laziness or writer’s block.  633 more words

Purpose of Friends

Grandmother: The human experience is always going to be terrifying. Be sure to have good people around. They always make it a little more tolerable.

Dialogue Scraps

miracle of a grandchild

A funny definition of grandchildren is that they are God’s blessing to parents who did not murder their teenage children.  Let that sink in for a moment.   404 more words

Daily Journal


A status on Facebook sometime back went something like this: “There are 179 days left before Christmas.” Christmas in the Philippines is a big thing and which starts much earlier than the rest of the world. 567 more words