Category Archives: family matters

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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framed

For a change I asked Amazon to send a gift to me rather than ship it directly to its recipient. I hoped to fill the two-photo frame with pictures from my vast collection before I remailed it to California for … Continue reading

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two turn one

One year ago today a squishy, gooey baby girl was born, the one named “Baby A” from the time we learned she was one of two babies growing inside Beth. Avery Harper. A few minutes later “Baby B” took her … Continue reading

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macy family reunion

Every three years the descendants of Harlan and Clara Macy gather at Harbor Villa on the Oregon Coast to celebrate our common roots. Since I share no “roots” per se, I celebrate those I’ve grown to love over the past … Continue reading

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watch what you say

This mama has to watch what she says in front of her daughter. A few weeks ago I was enjoying some time with one side of my extended family down in Arizona as we celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Someone … Continue reading

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