Category Archives: Family

Day 26 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge: Your hidden talent

I do not have a hidden talent, and I’m not being modest here, I asked a few friends and family members and got the same answer! So, although I do not have a hidden talent, I have a daughter with a hidden … Continue reading

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Day 24 of my 30 Day Blogging Challenge: What attracts you (in love)?

What attracts me in love is simple. Someone willing to do scrub the pots and pans which saves wear and tear on my already less than perfect right shoulder. Someone who loves me, in spite of myself. Someone who knows … Continue reading

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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 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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Brooke, the fishing dog

This is Booke, our family dog. (Technically, Brooke belongs to my daughter Angie.) After four summers of cottage visits she has finally discovered fishing, doggey style. Brooke is a mix of pit bull and American Boxer. She’s a dog-of-all-trades, so to speak. … 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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