Category Archives: Family

Mothers Day, Rocking Chair, Osteoporosis

Before and After painting the rocking chair on my front porch.  It’s pretty now.  And it wasn’t before.   It is a lovely place to sit and knit. Tomorrow is Mothers Day.  So difficult for so many people.  My friend’s … Continue reading

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My son is in state to fight a local fire.  I got to have breakfast with all my children on Sunday morning and it was wonderful. I hope he can stay through this weekend, but the life of following wild … Continue reading

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Heading home

There were horrific thunder storms in Texas last night.  I got stuck in a plane circling Dallas & landing in Houston to refuel, then coming back to Dallas.  I missed my connecting flight home, and ended up sleeping on the … Continue reading

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A death too soon

My beloved sister died suddenly on Tuesday afternoon.  She died at work, at her desk. For some reason I never ever thought she might die before me.  She was a high-energy, never-stop person.  She wore me out whenever we were … Continue reading

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When I’m 64

That would be this day, my 64th birthday.  I had grand plans for the day, but a blizzard has put a stop to at least the morning plans.  I baked cookies to take to the meeting I had signed up … Continue reading

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Heading out

Walking one day in Denver, I took photos of random sights.  This old church was one. WordPress is acting up so this will be short. I am leaving this afternoon to go to Montana to visit my son and his … Continue reading

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On the Road to Retirement

That’s my daughter, as she left for Montana on Sunday.  I asked if they wanted to take my rocking chair to put on the roof of the truck, it would complete the “Beverly Hillbillies” picture.  I was heartsick to see … Continue reading

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