Tag Archives: grandparent

my magical house

Many of my childhood memories live in my house, as do the beautiful memories of raising my own children.  And now I am blessed to be building new memories here with my grandchildren.  And even though it is so old … Continue reading

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a love of reading

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good tidings of great joy

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christmas night

Christmas night finds us at my in-laws’ house for dinner and more presents.  It is quiet and calm, and the peace of Christmas is real.

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christmas day at our house

When we first had children, we spent Christmas rushing from one house to the other, trying to make all of our family happy, and in the meantime, making our children very UNhappy.  One year I declared that we were going … Continue reading

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happy birthday cal

One year ago our precious third grandchild was born.  I can’t imagine life without this wild and wonderful, sweet and funny boy!  Thank you, God, for our little Cal!

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thumbprint plates

Last Christmas Mylah gave me this plate I’m hoping to get another one this Christmas- maybe this one?

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and so funny!!!

I took this beautiful photo of Mylah at the beach.  Laura posted it on Instagram with this: “Mostly I just pray that she is kind and confident and happy and healthy, but I guess being this beautiful doesn’t hurt.  If … Continue reading

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jaws!

I’m preparing for our annual crazy family beach trip.  It’s going to be a hard one this year without my sister-in-law Anne, who passed away in November.  While we are there we are going to honor her by committing her … Continue reading

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princess mylah

Yesterday Mylah wore a princess dress for the first time.  I think she’s a natural…..Princess Mylah

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