Category Archives: Family Life

Harrison

Many of us have pets or as we lovingly call them our fur babies!  Over the years we have had many doxies and one beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog mix or fur babies as we call them – each one with … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day Mom!

The past few months have been busy ones for me, but as I like to say, it has been a good busy. So I am happy for my first day back writing to be about my mom. I want to … Continue reading

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Christmas & New Years Blessings

All my best laid plans to do a weekly advent devotion for Christmas were dashed when I came down with a sinus infection and eventually a bad case of the flu. After starting antibiotics for my sinus infection I was … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies Anyone?

This is the first Christmas I will not be baking cookies. When my mother was ill my sister and I took over some of the baking and that is when I found my love of baking Christmas cookies. The year … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Here I am getting ready for the second holiday season without Tom. In 35 years of marriage we have only missed two wedding anniversaries, two Christmas’s and one Thanksgiving and one New Year. Not bad for a military wife, but … Continue reading

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Fresh Color ~ Fresh Start

I decided to have my living room and den painted and to rearrange those rooms into a different look.  It has been years since my house had a make over and I decided this would be the year. I need … Continue reading

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Remembering Dad

Father’s Day ~ 2014 Before I was born my father had wanted to name me Patrick,  assuming I would be boy.  Since my brother and sister were already named for his father and closest sister, he wanted to give his … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy

Hello everyone!  I have had a “good” busy month.  I had a brilliant idea to plant some shrubs and plants in the front of my house after my boss and his wife gave me a hydrangea bush.  First I had … Continue reading

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Childhood Christmas Memories

 This Christmas was full of memories. The memory of my first Christmas with Tom.  The Christmas’s when the children were small.  I can still see my son at age 6 months as he sat under the tree.  His eyes were … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of The Torino

I would like to introduce you to my husband’s baby.  It did not have a name – it was always referred to as “the Torino” or “dad’s Torino”.  It was his prized possession – a part of his father – … Continue reading

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