Category Archives: Family

Happy New Year

Anyone on Facebook is used to seeing those posts that tell us how concerned Facebook is about us. Telling us Facebook thinks we would appreciate seeing a memory from some forgotten past date. The memories are usually happy ones; showing … Continue reading

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A Simple Thanksgiving

I am enjoying this stage of my life, trying to age gracefully by not complaining and being grateful for everything in my life. I do have one regret, though. I miss not being able to cook for my family at … Continue reading

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Southern Charm

In 1954, when I first moved from Kentucky to Ohio, I had the strongest accent ever. Some called it a southern drawl. Some said it was pure country. My daddy said I spoke hillbilly cause that was what I was! … Continue reading

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Grateful for a New Season of Life

Last week we went to visit our granddaughter at college. She was happy to see us, but no longer runs to give us big hugs like when she was a little girl. If I could have, I would have run, … Continue reading

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Remembering Where You Come From

Graduation signifies the ending of one chapter and the beginning of another. The first time I was totally aware of the meaning of that statement was when I graduated from high school. June 5, 1963 came so quickly. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

“Everything is hard before it is easy.” -Goethe- Life has been a little crazy lately, so my blog is short this week. Tom and I are approaching our two-year anniversary of living with less. We are convinced we made the right … Continue reading

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To Have and To Hold

  Tom and I have been married fifty-three years today. Taking our vows in front of God, family, and friends on that balmy, rainy Saturday night in 1964 still glows brightly in my memory. Tom had a head full of … Continue reading

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