Category Archives: Family

Icicles and Sauerkraut

When my writer-daughter mentioned the other night that she had put up a new post on her blog, I realized that I haven’t posted anything for about two weeks. (News met with mild disapproval from said daughter.) Why is it … Continue reading

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New Years, Fresh Starts

The holidays are officially over. NaNoWriMo is done: I didn’t win – I only got to 20,000 words or so, but I’ve got lots of material to mine for this blog. Our semi-annual trip to the mid-west is complete: even … Continue reading

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Oh, Brother!

My brother, Jim, returned home today. So now he is 1200 miles away instead of only a few. He stops in for a visit whenever he comes north on business; I love to cook for him. And most of the … Continue reading

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Old Friends are Awesome.

We had two meetings of old friends recently. One planned and the the other more serendipitous. The latter was a family who has moved to another state visiting at church. We felt a little privileged since we’d had the opportunity … Continue reading

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From Five Generations to Four

Just over a week ago, our family shrunk from five generations to four. My grandfather passed away – he was 103 years old. He outlived all his siblings, his wife of 71 years, one of his three daughters, and two … Continue reading

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