Category Archives: Family

Saw a movie yesterday that really affected me.


I don’t often do things like movie reviews, but my brother Steve recommended that I watch a movie on Netflix called, “The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.”  I watched yesterday, and sobbed most of the way through.  It really brought … Continue reading

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Grace…and grace


I’ve been kind of quiet today.  I’ve been doing a lot of reading blogs on here, and it’s been wonderful.  I’ve come across some really good things, from old friends and new ones on here.  If I’ve liked something on … Continue reading

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Never did get a nap


…and I sure am feeling it! I did get my messy kitchen cleaned up.  I got way too hung up on here trying to sort out the troubles with accessing ‘likes’ and ‘follows’ and so forth.  I know that at … Continue reading

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Life in my absence, etc.


It’s been awhile.  It’s my intention to begin devoting some regular time here again, although my life is busy and I won’t have the kind of time that I did when I first started this blog.  On that note, I … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for a Saturday


I haven’t been here in almost a month.  My, how time flies.  I’ve been going through a bit of a ‘slump’, personally, and just mostly trying to get through that.  Thanks to those of you who have stuck with me.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday…No Blues Day


That’s right…NO blues on this absolutely gorgeous day. 🙂  I haven’t even opened my blog in several days…maybe a week or so.  Have been busy with school and various things.  Grace turned 11 this weekend and we celebrated that with … Continue reading

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Name that abstracts, and Random thoughts


I have not forgotten, nor have I decided to quit doing the Name That Abstracts.  So for those of you who enjoy them, I do too, and stay tuned.  Maybe next weekend I’ll put some more up for you.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Name That Abstract #14


Here’s the new abstract for you to come up with names for.  Hope to see a lot of them below!  As I said, the new rules are that I will choose the name from those submitted instead of going on … Continue reading

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Memories, and moving on


There are people who touch our lives in some way…some who are with us through years, and others for short periods of times.  Sometimes they exit our lives either through death, or other times, through decisions made to leave. I … Continue reading

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Update on “Seasons” prayer request


My sister in law Jean posted this update on her Facebook page last night regarding her sister in law Caroline Rhein, who I posted a dedication to on my poem Seasons yesterday.  I know some of you have been praying … Continue reading

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