Category Archives: Family

Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) .

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Happy 85th Birthday, Dad!

Today is my Dad’s 85th birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his father a few years ago, and it is a loss that he feels … Continue reading

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Remember the Alamo!

March 5-6th were very important days in Texas history, as those were the days which led up to the fall of the Alamo,  a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution which would mark the beginning of the end of Mexican rule.

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Happy Texas Independence Day! (2017)

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber.  It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”.  … Continue reading

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The Man Cold Cometh….

. Well, The Thing That Will Not Die has reared its ugly head once again: . .

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #12: Songs from a Shared Childhood

Today’s post is a little different from all the rest.

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