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DGD visit in pictures
Sunday, April 01, 2018      7 comments

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Oh, my goodness
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      7 comments

The title of this blog comes for our DGD’s new favorite movie, ‘Annie.” It also describes how I feel about the last few months of our lives. After our daughter’s wonderful wedding, we found a condo we liked, made a bid and our offer was accept... Read more
A few wedding photos
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      11 comments

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Digging out
Friday, June 09, 2017      9 comments

When you have lived in one house for 41 years, raised two children there, did graduate work, returned to teaching and retired from teaching, you have lots of STUFF. As I am discovering most of that stuff is unnecessary, but basement storage roo... Read more
Awesome Mothers' Day
Monday, May 15, 2017      6 comments

Our DD fiancé suggested to DD that they host us at his house for Mothers' Day weekend. Saturday evening we went to a lovely spot on the river, ate Thai food and listened to live music with the sunset coloring the sky behind us. Sunday morning ... Read more
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      8 comments

In mid February, we had a gorgeous Saturday. DH went off to play tennis outside and I went for my first bike ride in a long time. We live so close to wonderful bike trails ( gratitude #1) that I only had to cross one street to spend 45 minutes ... Read more
Not really political, just a gift
Thursday, November 10, 2016      10 comments

Sometimes the gifts from our children touch us. Below is what My son posted on Facebook yesterday. I am touched, humbled and proud. I've been avoiding FB the last 18 hours or so and think I will probably take a fb holiday for the next f... Read more
New Granddaughter pictures
Monday, October 24, 2016      10 comments

We just returned from a wonderful 10 day visit with DS, DDIL and DGD. We got to see here go down the big kids slide for the first time. The first picture is her climbing up to the slide. The next two are different views of her Halloween costu... Read more
A new treatment for depression
Saturday, June 11, 2016      14 comments

Imagine waking up one beautiful spring morning and feeling a grey fog invade your heart, mind and energy. Your zest for living ebbs, your relationships with loved ones wither, your ability to perform every day tasks dissipates. And somehow... Read more
Our Christmas this year
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      11 comments

We are an blessed family as my DD pointed it. We all are in financial situations to meet our needs and many of our wants. She suggested and received 100 % agreement to not give each other gifts this year. We each have chosen a charity and ask th... Read more
Loves of my life
Thursday, November 05, 2015      7 comments

Two of my favorite people... DH and DGD... Read more
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      8 comments

I do have a tad of SAD (seasonal affective disorder). Actually knowing that is a big help. It means once November hits I need to be aware of the importance of light for me....light from my light box, light on sunny days and connecting to that wh... Read more
Can she get any cuter?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      8 comments

OK, I admit that I am a doting grandmother, especially when I realize all my blogs since her birth have been about our DGD. But, honestly, doesn't this picture just make you smile! ... Read more
Fathers Day
Wednesday, June 24, 2015      8 comments

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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

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