Category Archives: children/grandchildren

Day 23 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge: If you won the lottery …

It depends on how much I won. Paying off debt would the first thing. I’d also start a foundation where high school and college students can apply for scholarships and non-profits can apply for grants. Since January 2015, I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Day 20 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge: What makes you happy?

I’m a pretty happy person most of the time. But some things make me feel a deep sense of happiness, perhaps, joy. The excitement with which my grandchildren say “grandma!” each time they see me. When me and my kids … Continue reading

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Day 15 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge: Where will you be in five years?

In five years I will be right here doing what I love, writing in one form or another as well as spending more time with my family. I’ll still live in Michigan, since Michigan is where 99% of my family lives. My … Continue reading

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What I Appreciate About My Family

My husband Dale – I appreciate how you've made me a stronger woman, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. My oldest daughter Angie – I appreciate your encouragement and positive attitude. My middle daughter Amanda – I appreciate you making me a … Continue reading

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My favorite sounds of summertime.

Trees and Taylor The winding tree One of my favorite summertime sounds is the sound of a gentle breeze blowing through the tall trees in my back yard or at the cottage. I love to sit on the deck in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Photo of Me

Dec. 21, 2008, what a day!   This picture was taken Dec. 21, 2008, my daughter Amanda’s wedding day. In addition me are Amanda and her husband Wayne, and my husband Dale. Prior to this, I had lost 11 pounds … Continue reading

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I already have super hero powers

These are just a few examples of my super hero powers. Good thing my powers never fail. big old-growth redwood tree, armstrong redwoods I already have superpowers. They came when I first became a mom, Jan. 24, 1988. At first, … Continue reading

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