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Holiday Joy and new pictures of granddaughter

Thursday, January 01, 2015      13 comments

We spent 8 days with DS's family in D.C. including a houseful of 14 family members on Christmas day. We also celebrated our DGD's first birthday. Here are just two pictures. I will be posting more later from the wonderful family photo shoot DS... Read more

More granddaughter pictures

Monday, November 17, 2014      13 comments

This is from our visit in Sept, Read more

Easy idea (from DH) to measure serving size

Thursday, October 16, 2014      7 comments

Recently my DH had a great idea. He bought a set of inexpensive of measuring cups and spoons. There are many foods that I eat often and that I always use the same amount. For instance, my oatmeal box now has a 1/2 measure in it. My ground f... Read more

How Yoga is changing me

Sunday, September 14, 2014      8 comments

Today my husband and I went to a political event (we live in Iowa, so there are plenty of political events.) This one was an annual steak fry that one of our senators sponsors. We were there to help support a PAC that is working for clean energ... Read more

Wonderful time with family

Sunday, July 27, 2014      11 comments

Our DS and DDIL are moving to a brandnew house next week. We have been helping them pack and watching the baby. Thought you'd like to see my way of helping. Sleepin... Read more

Visit with Granddaughter

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      8 comments

See pictures in previous entries .... she is still just as cute, if not cuter. She recently had a bout with a viral illness that she successfully fought off herself. She is seven month old and a total charmer.... smiles, laughs, coos and "talk... Read more

New Pictures of Granddaughter - 6 mos old

Tuesday, June 24, 2014      10 comments

I am loving turning over Wi... Read more

Update: Mostly pictures of granddaughter

Monday, March 31, 2014      18 comments

The happiest little girl in the world On my third month birthday Okay, I decided to only have... Read more

January Joy

Friday, January 17, 2014      9 comments

January has started my New Year with all sorts of joy. Our DS and DDIL continue to send pictures almost daily of our new granddaughter. She had gained almost a pound in her first two weeks of life! The pediatrician described as "flourishing."... Read more

Okay, so I have even better news!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013      16 comments

I have been quite inactive on Spark for the last ten days. I'm not sure exactly how to put the time in perspective succinctly, but please bear with me. On Dec. 20th, we were... Read more

Update on Best News Ever

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      9 comments

My nephew's father in law is out of intensive care, did not have some of the complications that can be expected with such surgery and is relatively comfortable. Things look very good for him being home by Christmas. Our nephew's wife has recov... Read more

Best News Ever

Wednesday, December 11, 2013      11 comments

Our family just received the best holiday gift imaginable. We are very close to my DH's family, especially his sister and her children. Our DD considers her cousins more like brothers. My SIL's youngest son has a lovely wife and two wonderful... Read more

Fifty Years Ago

Friday, November 22, 2013      6 comments

I know that those of us who were aware of the world around us cannot forget where we were or what we were doing 50 years ago Nov. 22 (the day I am writing this). I was an 18 year old freshman in college happily packing up our room with my new ... Read more

Open your heart

Saturday, November 02, 2013      8 comments

Just because we have something doesn't mean it's ours. No one is an owner in our universe, everyone is a medium, a custodian at the most. Whatever you share, it grows this is the fundamental law of the universe. You share rage, anger grows in ... Read more

86, 400 seconds

Sunday, September 22, 2013      5 comments

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?" - William Arthur Ward... Read more

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