Monthly Archives: July 2007


My card and his grid speak for themselves. Mauri and I celebrate this turning point in our lives but also recognize the major change it created in the lives of our children. We were glad to get this affirming e-mail … Continue reading

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i sing because i’m happy

Singing has been part of who I am my whole life. My parents recognized a musical bent in me when I was still so little I had to stand on the front pew of the church to sing solos while … Continue reading

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family reunion

Nine years ago Mauri and I hosted our first Nill family reunion out at Rockaway Beach Harbor Villa. Since then we’ve reunioned in Palm Desert, CA, and Kiawah Island, SC. The three-year hosting cycle returned to us, so we gathered … Continue reading

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happy birthday to me!

I’m officially a year older and it really is okay. Aging is part of the deal, right? This birthday, #62, was particularly enhanced by the arrival of people I have special interest in—my family! They came from Florida, Colorado, and … Continue reading

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warning! — another proud grandma post

Today the pictures arrived to go with the words, so I just have to post these. Quinn writes: “I love Camp Timberline, did you know this? Lots of details to share when we see you but a specific wonderful thing … Continue reading

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blog fix

We’ve had a very full weekend that includes sprucing up the house for our upcoming family reunion, dealing with the senior Macys’ stuff since their recent move to a higher level of care at their retirement community, a change-of-address mailing … Continue reading

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