Category Archives: Family

A Four Year Old Begins School – A Big Step

A morning just a few months ago at exactly 7:35 AM, I stood at the end of our driveway at our New York house, waiting for our daughter-in-law, Amy, to pick me up. It was just like I was back to being a young … Continue reading

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Selfless Living or “It’s Not About Me”

My husband and I were having supper with Jim and Lynn, some very good friends. They are the type people who even though they have moved from our town, whenever we get together, the conversation just flows – like we … Continue reading

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Thoughts While at my Kitchen Sink Window

It seems a shame to waste any of the allotted time given to me each day as I wash dishes at my New York farm house kitchen sink and gaze out the window directly above it . I do have the luxury of a … Continue reading

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Our Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet at church

Last Friday night was the annual Mother/Daughter Banquet at our Methodist Church. This dinner and program has been a tradition for more years than this Grandma can remember. I served on the committee this year to plan the banquet and cook … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love

A couple of weeks ago,  my granddaughter and I were in Wal-Mart, shopping for some new clothes for her. In the middle of her looking and trying on outfits, she needed to use the bathroom. We left our cart close to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Vet Truck or Cows Up Close and Personal

One of life’s greatest blessings must be spending a day with one’s adult child as he performs his job. This humble, sincere, thirty-six year old son of ours is a large animal veterinarian in the rolling, dairy farm country of upstate … Continue reading

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Thomas, the Train

Our grandson, Ryan, entertains a love of Thomas, the Train, and a great ability, just as any other four year old little boy, to pretend and imagine. It used to be John Deere tractors was his fancy and filled his … Continue reading

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