Category Archives: family

ZONKED!

Look!  Dan reads. Dan reads book. Look!  Kenlyn listens. Keni has thumb. Thumb in mouth. Look!  See Adalyn. Addy has hair. Addy is zonked. Look!  See Kenlyn. Keni is zonked. Where is thumb? Thumb gone bye-bye.  ************ Christmas memories from … Continue reading

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OFFICE IN A BOX

I did something that would make Santa envious!  It was the same thing for all eight of my great-grands, five to twelve years old.  A small storage/file box (not necessarily Christmas theme) in which I put the following items: hole … Continue reading

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LOOKING LIKE THE FATHER

“Come on in.  The baby is with Marta.  He is a delight!”  Mary joined the excitement of her family celebrating Marta’s new baby boy. “Look, he has ears like Marta’s.” “His tiny toes are like hers too.  See the little … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS FAMILY FUN

Celebrating Christ’s Birth occurred in our home Saturday, Dec. 14th and what was not to love?  Nothing.  We had much food and fun. The picture above shows my two handsome sons cutting up – doing a version of Grandma Got … Continue reading

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LETTER TO KENLYN

 I’m glad to find this.  I need to read it to Kenlyn now that she is five.  She is still my youngest great granddaughter. My dear one-year-old Kenlyn, In our family, you are the youngest, I am the oldest except … Continue reading

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SOUND OF THANKSGIVING – 2014

Thanksgiving – 2014  You learned to play the scale; you are so gifted. – So nice to have you come. – Gramma, I writed you a letter – Got anymore of Vicky’s cake left? – It took lots of pecans … Continue reading

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WISDOM OF A CHILD

Isn’t this a pretty picture of a water cistern?  Cool, clear, soothing  – inviting one into a dreamland of small fishes and granted wishes, dancing fairies and luscious berries.        Come, troubled soul, what ease awaits.     … Continue reading

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VERNA

Not only outside was she beautiful, My sister was beautiful inside. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. She fought a brave battle For fourteen years. August 24, 2019, she was released from her body of pain, Into eternal life. She … Continue reading

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OPPORTUNE MOMENT

This barber keeps overhead cost to a minimum, but his clientele seem not to care.  Requirement for his business was a towel. a stool, and clippers.  Since the tonsorial service was free, older grandson sits patiently while Papa Hayes sees … Continue reading

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LET’S CHAT

Let’s chat about downsizing.   I invited some friends over for lunch last week.  As I set the table for three, I considered downsizing where it really hurts.  Sixty years ago having lunch together meant husbands and kids also.  Fourteen of … Continue reading

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