Category Archives: grandmother

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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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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THE RUN-AWAY – SOMEBODY’S “PICK”

Okay, friends, there is not really a poster.  Sometimes you believe me even when I write fiction so I want to clarify.  Just some thoughts coming together with a compassion for run-a-ways and their families.  I wrote something recently about … Continue reading

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HEY, WAIT UP, I WANT TO TELL YOU ABOU……

I saw on Face Book that a group of mothers signed a petition to ask one of their friends to dry up about the daily/hourly achievements of her infant daughter. Well, if you think mothers are bad, you should just … Continue reading

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LETTER TO JADALYN GRACE

Jadalyn, when I “wake up the house” I think of you, when I was take my meds, I think of you, when I put things in the pantry, I think of you, and when I sit in the rocker in … Continue reading

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Angry Andrew

He was known as Angry Andrew; Any mistake and his temper flew. People stepped aside, Until the day he died Without a friend to bid him adieu. ————– I picked up my five and seven year old great-granddaughters for a hundred … Continue reading

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Lucky? Me?

Tender little hand on my shoulder awakening me from sleep.  “Grandma, the baby wants you,” she said. Helpful little hands keeping sister from falling. Victorious little hands grasping air, doing a balancing act. Skillful little hands coloring in the lines. Careful … Continue reading

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