Category Archives: family matters

celebrating family

I’m in Arizona on a quick trip for a specific celebration. But when I made the arrangements to take time off work, I didn’t realize I’d be here for Fathers Day too! So I’ve enjoyed two celebrations for the price … Continue reading

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family celebration

We took a little drive toward Portland on Sunday for a birthday celebration for our grand nephew, son of Derin and Andra. It rained much of the time, but that didn’t stop the crowd of 50 or 60 from enjoying … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week one

Here it is May again, and for the third year I’m participating in #oneadaymay — meaning I post one photo a day on social media and add the hashtag. The hashtag allows me to connect my #oneadaymay posts to all … Continue reading

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macy-4 williams-3

The Macy cousins outnumber the Williams cousins four to three. Five are grandchildren (to us). The other two are grand nephews. Or nephews once removed. Those who are not siblings are either first cousins or second cousins. So we will … Continue reading

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54 photos?

Oh, dear! I just instructed Flickr to upload 54 photos for this post about my week with the Carlson family. I can’t inflict such an expectation on anyone who visits or subscribes to this blog! They’ll either scroll lickity-split to … Continue reading

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fifty

Fifty years ago today this happened: Mauri married Margaret-Rose at Newberg Friends Church. Two families joined together—the Williamses and the Macys. She feeds him. He feeds her. Keeping the traditions. For those of us who still walk in and out … Continue reading

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rabbits and eggs

I’ve never understood the connection between Easter bunnies and Easter eggs and how they fit with the Resurrection story. Don’t worry, I’m not an Easter Scrooge; I get a kick out of watching the local family egg hunt and our … Continue reading

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