Monthly Archives: September 2011

goodwill

Here’s how it happened. Mauri sent me this story from our local paper, announcing this exciting news. I forwarded it to Quinn, with whom I share all good Goodwill news. (Her dad’s story about her being switched at birth plays … Continue reading

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high and mighty

Taylor posted this picture on Facebook with the caption: “I declare myself king and sovereign ruler of this land!” I’m glad he’s taking his new position seriously. And he appears to have settled in nicely, wouldn’t you say?

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his way

When the worship ensemble is given a call time for Sunday morning, someone often asks the leading question: What should we wear? There’s only one right answer to that question: the pink boas. Ha! Ha! We all laugh every time. … Continue reading

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photos

I’m a patient waiter for pictures taken by others, but not patient enough to wait to include them on a post. Here’s a random collection of recently acquired photos I can’t not share, with an occasional caption. John and Erin … Continue reading

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happy ending

Two and a half weeks ago I posted a little story about Uncle Francis, the 97-year-old who was about to tour with the Salem Singers in Pennsylvania. Over the weekend, while on that tour, he died! Here’s what Mom Edna … Continue reading

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caught

John’s camera captured a picture of each of the 13 fish the three Macy men caught yesterday on their expedition to Vernonia Lake. It was important to record the success, since each one went back in the lake after posing … Continue reading

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up, up and away

For Christmas my friend Lisa gave me a flight certificate she earned as a volunteer hot-air balloon chaser. It took her a full summer of volunteering to earn another one so we could go together. And today, despite iffy weather … Continue reading

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iraq bound

A couple of months ago Taylor moved his stuff into a Scottsdale, AZ, storage unit and flew to Florida. He is newly employed with an independent provider of health services that contracts with government agencies. Thankfully, his military training and … Continue reading

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you can’t take it with you

After a full day of sorting through box after box of what was left of the senior Macys’ earthly possessions after their children and grandchildren and even great-grandchildren had chosen what we/they wanted to keep, I snapped this one picture … Continue reading

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t-shirt designers

While all the grands were in town we worked on a project together: designing t-shirts. We went to a local shop called FanFare and chose colorful shirts in the right sizes for everybody. I worked with each of the Anderson … Continue reading

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