Category Archives: family matters

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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our family is expanding

You might think from the title of this post that another grandchild is on his/her way. Actually, that is true! Last night Bailey asked Sarah to be his wife, and she said YES! Their attraction began right under our noses … Continue reading

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the ocean remembers

Today marks three years since our Rachel died. Memories of the hard stuff have started to fade and the good stuff has begun to stand out. Mauri and I were invited to join the whole Macy clan at Harbor Villa … Continue reading

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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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