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Category Archives: Special Occasions
Happy Mother’s Day!
My mother passed away on March 15th, 2020; this is my third Mother’s Day without her. I miss her very much. I got brave a few years ago, and made a photo book online for my Mom. (Click on the … Continue reading
Happy Birthday, Rachel!
. It was 35 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading
Where There’s Smoke…..
. Happy Birthday to me: . . A fireman, a kitten, and margaritas. I’d better go check on that fire that I set earlier smell in the back yard…..
For Bev – “Again Someday”
. Today would have been my little sister’s 60th birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night – available on CD or MP3)
Happy 30th Birthday, Sarah!
. Thirty years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same. Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has … Continue reading
Still Crazy (In Love) After All These Years
Forty-two years ago today, two starry-eyed kids said “I do”…. To my wonderful husband, Paul – thank you for all of the special memories, and for making me so incredibly happy.
. Today marks the day that we welcomed our beloved second daughter, Michelle, into the world. It seems like only yesterday that we were counting her fingers and toes. Never let it be said that God doesn’t have a wicked … Continue reading
Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad!
On this day 63 years ago, my Mom and Dad tied the knot. This year, Dad joined Mom in Heaven, so now they are together again forever. I’m glad they did, ‘cuz otherwise, I wouldn’t be here…. Unfortunately, 2019 was … Continue reading
Happy Birthday to the Best Husband in the World
On this day 62 years ago, a very special little boy was born. I just LOVE Birthdays! (Especially mine….)
Happy 21st Birthday to a Very Special Young Lady!
On this day 21 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