• A "Grand" Life!
  • Sunday, January 8, 2017

    “We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.” ~Shirley Abbott A restless night; awake too often with this skin issue. If I were a napping person I’d […]

  • A "Grand" Life!
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    “My mother said, Don’t worry about what people think now. Think about whether your children and grandchildren will think you’ve done well.” ~ Lord Mountbatten Legacy. It’s a word I spend a lot of time thinking about. We’ve had much fun with our granddaughter this week making memories I hope she’ll treasure in the years […]

  • A "Grand" Life!
  • The Morning After

    I walk through the rooms in my silent home gathering treasures. A doll dress and bonnet on a stool; papers, markers and crayons on the coffee table; pink and white plastic flowers twisted together in a bouquet; a plastic doll’s baby bottle; wooden popsicle sticks left over from a craft activity; containers of sparkles; so […]

  • A "Grand" Life!
  • Welcome 2016!

    Are you as relieved as I am to have the holidays behind us? December was one of those “interesting” months for me–one of those “best of times, worst of times” kind of thing. It started off very difficult for me for reasons I won’t go into, but things changed mid-month when our granddaughter came to […]