Friday, May 11, 2018

Ultimately, the great truths of family history don't live in any book. They live in the hearts and minds of the living descendants. They live in the way we conduct our lives, in the passing of traditions and values to those who will follow. Laurence Overmire, A Revolutionary American Family We enjoy an easy afternoon

Friday, April 27, 2018

Today has been a day dropped out of June into April. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Windy Poplars We are blessed by the opportunity to spend the afternoon with our granddaughter, take her to dance class, and attend the  student-led conference at her school—the first one since she transitioned from home school to public school last

Monday, April 2, 2018

Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it'sjust pure, unthinking delight.  Barbara Shapiro It’s early and still dark. It’s quiet but it won’t be for long. My girls will be getting an early start as they head home today. For now I rest in the silence with a grateful

Saturday, March 31, 2018

When we are gone, the only essential thing we will leave behind are the memories we create in the lives of those we have touched and those we love.  Michael Hyatt Daughter arrived yesterday afternoon and we are looking forward to a girl’s day today. My granddaughter says: “hashtag blessed”. I say sImple happy. Same thing.