Category Archives: Because Holidays Happen

All Together Now…

So, long time no post. I feel guilty. I do. It wouldn’t bother me except that I’m supposed to be chronicling my grandchildren’s formative years. If I don’t do it, who will? Nobody, that’s who. It’s January, so obviously I … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring…But Not Too Loud

Time again to celebrate America’s #1 national holiday and favorite excuse to let loose. While we proudly wave our flags and grill our brats (a German invention, I believe), let us not forget what the day is all about, i.e., … Continue reading

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Holiday Roundup

Another round of holiday festivities is behind us. They always seem to wrap up just about the time you think you can’t take much more family fun. Spent New Year’s Eve at an ice skating party with the grandkids. I … Continue reading

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New Year’s with The Caramels – Chewy!

So I was idly surfing Google Images recently (and who doesn’t do that?) when I ran across this picture, which started me wondering what it might be like if the Daughters and I had taken up lounge singing. This is … Continue reading

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Shades of Christmas Programs Past

Dec. 20, 2006 If I hadn’t had to work yesterday, I wouldn’t have been exhausted at my granddaughter’s Christmas program, even if it did go on and on…and on. Because why settle for one rendition of “Jingle Bells” when there … Continue reading

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For the Love of Grace

Went to the annual Trinity Baptist Preschool Christmas Program yesterday, always a treat. Grace, who jumped up to the Frog class this year, was of course up to the task. Gracie likes people, she likes preschool, the world is good … Continue reading

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More Tryptophan, Anyone?

Recap: Thanksgiving Day 2010 Gathered with the family again to give thanks and eat turkey (except for my son-in-law Lynn, who is a vegetarian), because we are, if nothing else, proud Americans. No Butterball turkey this year, because Gina started … Continue reading

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