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JUST A HOLY DAY – NOT A HOLIDAY

 Splintered fragments from my day. RRRing.  Answering phone.  Hello.  Want the girls today?  Sure send them over. Running with hugs.  Using water bottle to squirt water.  Chasing yellow butterfly. Enters house.  Soaking feet.  Painting toenails.  Turned over nail polish.  Cotton … Continue reading

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REPENTING OF “I TOLD YOU SO”

Ashlyn (7) and Jadalyn (8)  were here last week.  While I washed the dishes I remembered the days when they both clamored to pull up a stool and wash the dishes.  I let them do so occasionally, but generally I … Continue reading

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MY YOUNG MOTHERS, THANK YOU

“Tell of his deeds…to your children and future generations.” “You’re depending on me a lot, aren’t you, Grandma?”   “Yes, Sweetie, I am,”  I replied. A few years ago this little exchange occurred between me and Alayna.  It was at … Continue reading

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GRADUATION DAY DRAWS NEAR

(Posting an edited re-blog today.  Thinking of my beautiful granddaughter; wishing her blessings as her college graduation is near.  Story begins about sixteen years ago.  My thoughts as the album pages turn.) ************ The browning album crackled from the weight … Continue reading

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SAYING GOOD-BYE TO MY PETE (the younger version)

AND HELLO TO PETE (the older version) You’re a good looking hunk, I must say!  Is hunk okay now-a-days? Not chap, dude, or bloke, is it?  😀 Dear Blogging Friends,  you have met some of my very special family members.  … 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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WITH A FLOURISH

With a flourish, she sat down Sparkling smile for all – She’s the super star in town!

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