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I took my granddaughter Sidra to the bookstore. She loves going there. The only trouble is, there are too many choices. She has read most of the Warrior Cat books, but that was why we were there. 162 more words

Personal Stories


This past week has been insanely busy for our family. My husband has been battling yet another kidney stone (this time 9mm). He is also working 1km away full time doing what he had been longing to do as he is tired of construction: working with his tractor/backhoe outdoors, and soon to be overseeing a team. 1,273 more words


The Little Things ARE the Big Things

I have always known that little things matter.  Recently I’ve remembered that the little things often ARE the big things.

After a week spent vacationing in the Whalen House in Grand Haven MI, my mind replays lovely memories.  194 more words


Old-Fashioned Honesty (Philippians 4:8)

Our society needs a good dose of old-fashioned honesty, particularly among its leaders. In business, in politics, in school, in the home, and even in the church, we are seeing less and less of this vital quality – especially in money matters. 75 more words



Being a Grandma means buying stuff. I love it; clothes, toys and general spoiling. But….and I am about to have a bit of a rant, what is going on in toy shops these days? 477 more words

Hello to El Nieto

Life with grandchildren is new to me; my grandson El is nearly five months old, my granddaughter Tea is one month of age.  I’m relatively young, not yet fifty, and that’s been hammered home in the last several months because my dad died in April at the age of seventy.   548 more words

Family Heritage

The delights of being a Grandfather

I have 3 children, now grown up. The thing is, most people have children in the midst of building a career and a home. You do spend time with your children, but you have to balance that with time at work, the garden, all those jobs around the house, keeping fit and all the other stuff that make up life. 380 more words