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Enmeshed in a Thousand Strands of Daily Living---Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Shannon came and got that darling little grandchild to spend the morning with her.  After which Shannon would deliver that precious little one to her mother in Grand Junction. 116 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Arts and Crafts Time

The weather outside has been a bit frightful today so it seemed like a great day for project time.

We took it down a notch though and just did fun Arts and Crafts type projects. 283 more words


Congrats Are In Order For New Granddad Jody Dean!

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the world…baby Ella Charlotte Dean!

She was born yesterday afternoon, April 18th, 2017 at 3:38PM. Weighing in at 7 pounds and 11 ounces and 20 inches long. 38 more words


Reach Back

The grandmother gig can be a tough one. You can be in the presence of a grandchild who clearly needs a mother more than a grandmother and though you know very well how to be a mother, you can’t be that child’s mother. 448 more words


The True Measure of a Gardener

My paternal grandmother Hermione loved her garden. One of my deepest regrets is the lost opportunity to garden by her side. In those last years, most visits found her sitting on the olive-green brocade sofa in her living room gazing wistfully out the window at her camellias and rhododendrons. 367 more words


Change of scene, change of pace

The cases are down from the attic, the cats are prowling as they sense that something is afoot and I have a plethora of lists scattered around my kitchen. 420 more words

St Francis 

I have a colleague that usually leaves a thought provoking note on his paperwork at the end of the day.

Today’s message spoke to me. So in case you can’t read Dr. 73 more words

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