Category Archives: family

GRANDDAD’S TEARS

            (Picture is my granddad and grandma.  I’ll tell you about Grandma’s bonnet                                             … Continue reading

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DAN

JOURNEY OF A FIRST TIME GRANDMOTHER.  DANNY WAS MY FIRST GRANDCHILD.  I WASN’T TERRIBLY ANXIOUS TO BEGIN THIS NEW EXPERIENCE.  IT’S AMAZING HOW EASY IT WAS TO  BE PUSHED INTO A  THIRD AND FOURTH GENERATION Diary to Danny: 1980 Phone … Continue reading

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TAKING CHILD TO JESUS

“Welcome your wandering child back home,” will likely be good advice given from pulpits this Sunday, Father’s Day.  And it is a good one and it is scripture based on the story of the Prodigal Son.  This is tied to … Continue reading

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DECORATION DAY

Sadly I admit to contributing to the falling away of such things as decorating graves.  Due, I suppose, to the fact that I have no one buried within 350 miles of me.  And compounded by the lack of a decision … Continue reading

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JUST MARRIED

Look what has been added to my family.  I’ve had the guy a long time.  So by process of elimination…you got it!  I’ve got a new daughter (in-law).  She is a wonder.  Roger finally found a girl good enough to … Continue reading

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ROOM WITH A VIEW

“When we move, you will have a room all by yourself, and so will Bubby,” promised Momma and Daddy.  And they kept that promise. About a quarter of a mile south of the sandy creek in the Southeastern corner of … Continue reading

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SOMEBODY’S PAPER DADDY

I awoke from an troublesome dream this morning with a tune in my head and the words, “Somebody’s paper daddy.”  The visual in the dream was as follows:  There were two babies lying on their backs with only diapers on.  On … Continue reading

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SISTERS

This picture shows you who is to blame for my absenteeism on my blog for the last four days. My sisters.  Fortunately for me they did not reach dating age until I had my man securely signed and sealed.  Aren’t … Continue reading

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MY “BIRTH” DAY

I’ve lived 83 years and I’m reminded of Edith Bunker who was asked by an old school chum what she had been doing since high school. She began by saying something like “Well, I worked for two months at Lawson’s … Continue reading

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DAMAGED GUARD RAILS

Someone had whammed the guard rail!  A sign had been put up “Damaged Guardrail.”  When installed it was shiny, sturdy, and solid, but now it is messy, marred, and mangled.    I wonder who hit the guard rail and why.  Was … Continue reading

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