Category Archives: grandkids

we saw marissa graduate

Two years ago the family gathered to celebrate Bailey’s graduation from high school, then launched him to Dordt College in Iowa. He finds it a good fit, and he plans to stay for ┬áhis last two years, spending spring term … Continue reading

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self-portraits

I wish I had a way to track how long ago John Williams painted this portrait of himself but I can guess it was when he studied art at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. (He graduated in … Continue reading

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macy brothers

The title of this post might be all that’s necessary to tie together these three photos.

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selfie

Yes, I actually do have a life of my own, but it’s so much more fun posting stuff like this: Someone has learned to take selfies. Daddy looks on. Might be the beginnings of a smile. Tomorrow this boy will … Continue reading

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last prom

You can hardly blame me for wanting to show off such beauty. I’m struggling to choose the right descriptor. Gorgeous? Exquisite? Sensational? Breathtaking? Her mom chose “stunning” when she texted the pictures of Marissa and Kaden. The cool part: What … Continue reading

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four out of five

Four out of our five local grandkids have birthdays in February (one just across the line in March) so their parents throw a combined celebration to simplify everyone’s lives and make it more fun for the kids. This year they … Continue reading

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after school

Granddaughter Sage lives on the other side of town but goes to school one block away from us at the same elementary school her daddy attended. She won a lottery position in a dual-language school that teaches her Spanish along … Continue reading

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