Category Archives: grandkids

coffee anyone?

In my last post I included a little story about Cassidy and why she and her mom accompanied Dusty to South America on a business trip. Our children live exciting lives, full of travel and adventure, and I don’t often … Continue reading

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birthdays and more

The prelude to Declan’s second birthday was to face his carseat forward, as state law permits or requires. He’ll have a whole new look at the world from now on. I doubt he remembers anything about his first birthday, so … Continue reading

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on a roll

First, these came along a month ago, two at a time. Last week I cooked up my current favorite lunch, and twin yolks came along two at a time. Last night I broke two eggs to make French toast, and … Continue reading

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a week in arizona

I’ve just returned from my week with the Carlsons. Taylor and Beth are holding up remarkably well with the addition of two tiny babies to their family: calm, cool, and collected, a bit sleep deprived but blessed with sweet mild-mannered … Continue reading

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pivotal point in time

If you’re Quinn’s friend on Facebook you’ve probably already seen this grouping that illustrates a pivotal point in time for Cassidy. Here’s what she wrote: “This is such a season of firsts, lasts, and all the joys in between. Flashback … Continue reading

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family day at champoeg

For lots of years we local Macys (plus others related but with different last names) enjoyed family dinner once a month. Here’s a post from a family dinner in 2009. We have great memories from those years, but all good … Continue reading

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plus two

“It’s GO time!” I’d kept my phone’s ringer in the “on” position ever since contractions were detected at a routine appointment several weeks ago. I’d just returned from two weeks in Arizona with the Carlsons, watching Beth’s baby bump increase … Continue reading

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