Category Archives: family matters

two brothers

Our December calendar started out with two consecutive weekend visits from two beloved brothers. You can see the blur of Darcy’s tail as she greets DK (younger brother of Margaret-Rose, once known to her as Daryl).  Darcy knows she’ll get … Continue reading

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a ninth home for the holidays

I begin this post with a view of retirement. Now that we are both retired, we can enjoy extra days at the beginning and end of our annual Thanksgiving adventure to Juarez with our family. We will count and name … Continue reading

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paying tribute to a tree

This old apple tree has made an appearance on this blog numerous times. To the average passerby, it’s just a gnarly and gangly eyesore, its better days far behind. It’s been dismembered for overhanging the property line and for taking … Continue reading

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25

Twenty-five — that’s how many years Paul Carlson has lived in heaven. I have at least a thousand pictures of him, from infancy through age 52, but I chose to commemorate this notable day with this one for two reasons. … Continue reading

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surprise!

This is how it started for them——in Virginia! Early on Wednesday, as in 3 a.m. early. Two flights to cross the country, both provided seats for the babies——a huge gift for the parents. This is how it started for me! … Continue reading

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typewriter

Mauri and I are downright pathetic. When we discover a movie we both like, we watch it again and again and again . . . Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Return to Me, If I Were You, Scapegoat, the … Continue reading

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five is a lot

Son John Williams bought a house on our side of town, and yesterday was moving day. Would I look after the five local grandkids while all the parents help with the move-in? Sure! They’re good kids and entertained themselves. But … Continue reading

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