Tag Archives: parenthood

West Coast Bound!

I’m so excited!  Tom and I are leaving tonight to visit April and Brenden in Washington!  I have missed her so much since they moved in June.  I can’t wait to see where they live and what their lives are … Continue reading

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my first baby

Thirty-two years ago today I became a mother.  How could it have been that long ago?  Then I look at this picture and see what a baby I was- and how much hair Tom had!

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happy birthday april

It was a fun weekend at our house.  We celebrated April’s 25th birthday.  It’s always so good to have our whole family together.

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mylah dresses herself

After rummaging through her drawers for a while, here’s the outfit that Mylah came up with.  She was SO pleased with herself!

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A Good Life

Last week the world lost the woman who was a second mother to me from first grade through high school.  Alice Gray was my best friend Beth’s mother.  Beth and I were inseparable during elementary school and are still very … Continue reading

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Baby Love

Guess what’s going to happen in December? Grandbaby Number Three, and It’s a Boy! Due in December!

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Living on the Edge

I am so happy for April and the adventure that she is having out West this summer.  But does she have to be the one standing closest to the edge?  This is the kind of picture that makes a mama’s … Continue reading

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Remember When…..

two inches of water in a blow-up swimmy pool could keep you happy for hours? Mylah in her little pool

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I’m Listening With a Broken Ear

Tuesday night my Book Club met at my house.  As best those of us in the club who are “old timers” can remember, we’ve been a book club for about 18 years.  We started meeting and talking about books way … Continue reading

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What a Year

A year ago: I didn’t know I was going to be a grandmother. I had one daughter in Charlotte, one in Raleigh, and one on Tutuila. Watching Carolina Panthers games was nothing but depressing. Now: I have the two most … Continue reading

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