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Another sad day

Monday, October 26, 2015      9 comments

Today I lost my Aunt Helen, one of my mom's sisters. She was as much a big sister to me as an aunt--only 11 years older than me. She lost her fight with pancreatic cancer today. She was named for my grandma, who Aunt Helen is helping in th... Read more

Getting to that time in life....

Thursday, October 15, 2015      4 comments

Tuesday was not a good day. I found out that my uncle who is also my godfather passed away suddenly. My heart is breaking for my aunt who has Alzheimers. He was her rock and they've been together for 66 years. Not looking forward to this weekend... Read more

RIP, Father Maurice Gallagher

Monday, May 25, 2015      6 comments

20 minutes ago I lost my uncle to a stroke. Father Maurice was 94 years young, 65 years a priest, and truly one of the best men I ever knew. He always had a smile on his face, and was the most loving person you could ever hope to meet. I knew th... Read more

Another wedding

Saturday, February 14, 2015      3 comments

Well, Adam got married today. Very simple, just us, their witnesses, and Chuck and the kids. I hope that he and Jennifer will be very happy. Every mom's wish, isn't it? ... Read more

Feather and Fan Shawl

Saturday, June 21, 2014      7 comments

Well, I tried something new--a feather and fan shawl. It was interesting, but I managed to finish it. I gave it to DD Jennifer as a going away gift. The colors suit her perfectly. Read more

The best dad in the world

Sunday, June 15, 2014      2 comments

Happy Father's Day to Joe Gallagher, father, farmer, conservationist, tree stump philosopher-- he will be... Read more

Great cartoon

Saturday, May 24, 2014      4 comments

A new cartoon from Lion Brand--with the wish to 'share widely'. Enjoy!... Read more

More snow

Friday, February 21, 2014      6 comments

It's sad when the snow pile is higher than you are--another 10 inches of snow last night. This is John in our driveway. ... Read more

You gotta see this....

Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

This is an actual breed--Mangelitsa. Does this mean we can have our bacon and wear it too?? Read more

Turmoil in the house again...

Sunday, January 12, 2014      2 comments

Tomorrow we're getting the living room and kitchen painted. We're having John Joseph and his boss do the work for us--it'll be worth having it done quickly instead of John and I trying to do it. But for now all the furniture is either in the cen... Read more

Time to get serious part 2

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      4 comments

Well, I decided to set goals and see if that helps. Long term goal: lose 30 pounds by June 30 Short term goals: lose 5 pounds by January 31, exercise 60 minutes at least 3 times a week, try to get my 8 cups of water in every day. We'll see... Read more

Laugh for Thanksgiving

Saturday, November 30, 2013      6 comments

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For all of you fans of Radar O'Reilly.... :)

Sunday, November 17, 2013      3 comments

Johanna sent me this, that someone had posted on Tumblr...she thought it was hilarious that people who were reposting it were totally clueless and didn't get the joke. I ha... Read more

Cute cartoon from The Knitter's Edge

Friday, November 08, 2013      10 comments

For all of us knitters out there...... Read more

I wanna do this exercise (good laugh!)

Thursday, November 07, 2013      6 comments

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