Category Archives: this and that

happy birthday to us

Today’s a day of celebration for at least two of us here in Grand Rapids, Michigan! In particular, I’m celebrating motherhood that began 50 years ago this day down in Jacksonville, Florida. This is the son I always dreamed of, … Continue reading

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yum yum

I’m sure you find it hard to believe I wasn’t the easiest child to raise. One of my parents’ challenges was getting me to eat. I remember Mother exclaiming, “You’re just going to blow away!” I believe mac ‘n’ cheese … Continue reading

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Mauri just wrote and recorded a new song. I should probably put new in quotes since he got the idea for the hook line years ago. Maybe he’ll tell you the story sometime.

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#oneadaymay – week five plus mmm

As promised . . . (I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath) May 29 — “How many have eight people pose for a picture of their honeymoon? #oneadaymay #seizetheday #twohoneymoons #onewithkidsonewithout” May 30 — “The mail brought a four-page … Continue reading

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#oneadaymay – week four

Here I am again, this time with installment four. The end is near. Since those May photos can’t be laid out in advance, I sometimes surprise myself with what photo stories I choose to share with #oneadaymay. I should “warn” … Continue reading

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the rest of the story

For a few days I tentatively perched on second place in Gregg’s March Madness bracket, so of course I had to share that remarkable feat with you. It was short lived, as I slipped down several places soon after. On … Continue reading

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I post this joke from New Yorker to get a laugh out of Mauri. I could just show it to him since he’s in the next room. But that isn’t as much fun. I don’t try to tell either one … Continue reading

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