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When the Grandsons Come

When our grandsons come for their summer vacation visit, it seems that most all my prior plans to do ‘ALL the fun things’ go out the window shortly after the tweenagers’ arrival. 275 more words

Family

Off to School: Ready, or Not?

In photos passed around at the office or posted proudly on Facebook, in conversations remote or at the coffee machine, whether about emerging kindergartners or newly liberated college freshers, the off-to-school transition has a universal thread.  938 more words

Humor

Kindergarten

This month our grandson Noah will begin kindergarten.

To me he seems wise beyond his years. He believes in God and prays often, albeit sometimes in a slightly selfish 5 year-old way (as do many adults that I know). 478 more words

Commentary

A Magical Object - Week 30 of the 52 week short story challenge

It is hidden on the lowest shelf of the display cabinet; tucked between a Peter Rabbit christening mug, a pale blue lustre-ware coffee set and a Jubilee medal. 914 more words

Daily Blog

"I May Have a Scrap Problem" July wrap up

DD and the Grandboys spent a little over a week here at the beginning of July. DD was in the mood to sew, and sew is just what we did… twenty blocks later (with a bit of help from the Grandboys, especially Older Grandson; and even Grandad sewed a little) we had enough for the central part of a new quilt. 233 more words

Patchwork And Quilting

scrub, dub, tubby time

An “American sentence” is simplicity in seventeen syllables  ;)

Grandsons playing outside on farm all day make us grateful for water!

(photo credit: pennye-vanny)
American Sentence