Category Archives: Family

Sunday Funnies – It’s a good thing he’s so cute…..

A couple of years ago, Paul and I went to see the movie “Act of Valor” – the one that stars real-life Navy SEALs.  We both really enjoyed it, and it was neat to see “the real deal” in action. At the time … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Loaves and “Fish” Sticks

. Since my favorite fella has a birthday coming up, I thought it might be nice to share the recipe of one of his all-time favorites with everyone. Way back in the day, Paul’s Grandma Nettie started making this recipe for her family.  Being … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to a Very Special Little Girl

On this day 13 years ago, we were given a very special gift: . . On July 10, 2001, we welcomed Rebecca Claire into the world.  She was absolutely perfect – another beautiful daughter.  A few hours after her birth, … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies – Why I Keep Him Around…..

(This post originally appeared on April 23, 2012) After 30+ years, the man still makes me laugh. As you may remember, we purchased a new washer and dryer earlier this week – they are supposed to be delivered sometime today. Since Sarah … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today is the first Father’s Day since Paul’s father passed away.  I know that he has great memories of his Dad from his childhood (and beyond); I am so very grateful that my Dad is still around for me to … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: It’s What Dads Do (Pre-Father’s Day Post)

Several years ago, one of the kids’ dumber-than-dirt cats ran up the neighbor’s tree and wouldn’t come down. Meowed piteously for a couple of days.  The girls were almost in tears, thinking about their poor little kitty up in that tree.  Finally, they … Continue reading

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The Day That All Moms Dread…..

Well, I knew this day had to come – it comes around every year. The day that all kids look forward to. and all mothers dread. That’s right, folks – the Last Day of School is here….. . . Oh, … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

I got brave a couple of years ago, and made a photo book online for my Mom; thought I’d post it again this year, as things have been kinda crazy around here the last couple of weeks…. (Click on the … Continue reading

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Remembering Charlie

Way back in 1979, I had the honor of meeting a man who came to mean a lot to me over the next 34 years.  I had just started seeing a fella who very quickly asked me to spend the rest of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Granny!

Today is my dear, sweet Grandmother’s 94th birthday.  I’m not able to see her very often since we live so far from her, but I think about her often (even if I am remiss in calling her when I should).  … Continue reading

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