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Alpaca Kids Featured on Photo 37:4 Blog!

A while back, the beautiful Laura Wilson from Photo 37:4 photographed Mylah and Evan for me and did an amazing job.  Of course I think that my grandbabies are beautiful all the time, but when I take pictures of them, … Continue reading

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A Weekend With Evan

What a great weekend!  Quinn and Paul were in a wedding Sunday, so I got to go to Raleigh and take care of Evan during the rehearsal and dinner and then most of the day Sunday while they were busy … Continue reading

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Sprinkling Stardust

Nobody  can do for little children what grandparents do Grandparents  sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little  children. ~ Alex  Haley I love this quote.  I hope that I sprinkle stardust! I know they sprinkle stardust on me!  

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Home Again

I am back from a perfect beach vacation.  Last year we had our beach week in June and it included Greg and Laura’s wedding.  At that time we had no idea that this year’s trip would include two new grandchildren!  … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Photo 37:4

It was such a pleasure this week to have Laura Wilson from Photo 37:4 work with my grandbabies, taking some wonderful shots for us and others to use for my alpaca kids Etsy site.  Laura was everything you could want … Continue reading

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Reverse Culture Shock

For the past year, April has been on a remote island in the South Pacific, eating taro, drinking cheap Chinese beer, and wearing modest traditional Samoan clothing.  Since she came home there have been everyday things that have overwhelmed her- … Continue reading

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April’s Homecoming

After teaching for a year in Samoa, April finally comes home.  Waiting at the airport with us were her sisters and their husbands, and her new niece and nephew.  What a joyous day!

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Headed Home

If I have my time zones figured out right, April should be landing in Honolulu in the next few minutes, completing the first 2612 miles of her trip home.  She left Pago Pago last night.  She has told us how … Continue reading

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How Long is a Year?

It has been almost a year since April left for Samoa.  When she did, I knew that it was the best thing for her at the time, but I felt like my heart was being ripped out.  In five days … Continue reading

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