Category Archives: generations

FIVE GENERATIONS

The Sam/Oneta Hayes family tree grew another branch this year. (He is a little twig right now but growing rapidly.) Five generations with the head being a man is rather unusual I think. Most five generation pictures I see are … Continue reading

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SO DIFFERENT TO BE SO MUCH ALIKE

Aunt Delma’s birthday was last week. As usual I am remembering late. I am cut/paste the blog from five years ago. In this cancel culture time, I dare say there are a lot of bigots who have pegged Aunt Delma … Continue reading

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GRANNETH’S PET?

Edith Murray was called Granneth by her family.  She liked it much better than Grandma Edith.  The little ones learned quickly to say something that sounded like Granneth.  Her grandchildren were always anxious to show off their new ones as … Continue reading

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LEAVING A LEGACY

The top image is the news release about a class I was teaching at the Senior Center a few years ago. The second, below, was the first page of my teaching plans. It was an eight week course. It was … Continue reading

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WEEKEND WITH ASHLYN, 2015

“Hurry, Baby, we have to get out of here before the snow gets worse,” said Roger to Ashlyn as they went out the door. Sammy and I stood in the door watching them go. Ashlyn hurried along beside her “Haw-Hee.” … Continue reading

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WELCOME, WEE ONE

Great-great-grandmother – As the ebb and flow of life Brings me Oliver! _______________ Picture is my real great-great grandson. Adorable, huh? _______________ Written for Ronavan A weekly haiku challenge by Ronavan Writes

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JADALYN JUMPS INTO HER 12th YEAR

Making use of the birthday jump rope. This is the first of your birthdays that you are taller than I.  I remember when your legs got too long to put them in my face on my pillow.  And I remember … Continue reading

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DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … Continue reading

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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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