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365 reasons to smile ~ 52.

52. Story time with Koro – National Geographic! 😃

#throwback Feb 21, 2016 … lol she still enjoys a good story … and that pic though lol, taken on my crusty phone :)

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Children Need Pause and Rewind Buttons

Well, we finally did it! The hubby and I survived high school. We made it through all four years and came out the other side relatively unscathed. 727 more words

Lightning Juice

Carlo's Axe

West New York, circa 1922

My grandfather, glowing in white shirtsleeves,

descended the stairs to ground level

where terra cotta tiled the darkness

with the clay of Calabria. 19 more words


Is your most prized possession IN FACT worthless?

I hope you’ve read my previous blog, linked here, lol if you haven’t not to worry it’s a very personal family tale written about an ancestor of mine who goes by the name of Matthew, to me a truly fascinating character. 911 more words


From the Pen of a Little Christian {Guest Post by Ally}

I have been going to church for a very long time. It wasn’t, at first, that I pleaded to, but it was a matter of routine – this happened every Sunday. 390 more words


Ally reblogged this on Cute But Awkward and commented:

My guest post on the YFLC blog, about faith, about teenage wrecks like I was, and my wonderful grandfather.

On a Hill in Wales, Father and Son


To the beginning son, go back with me
Remember how I stood beside you when…

No, you only remember my absence.

Here we return with precision, an arrow… 317 more words


Noticed Absences.

The little boy sat at the dinner table – sighing – because he realized that his dad probably would not be back before he had to leave for school the next day. 677 more words

Rays Of Sunshine