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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
More granddaughter pictures
Monday, November 17, 2014      14 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. Sleepi... 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 ... 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 ha... 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 wer... 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

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