Category Archives: Family

Music Memories Monday – Matthew (John Denver)

Let me say right up front that I am unabashed fan of John Denver. He was woven in the tapestry of my life during my college years and now, years after, I still find myself humming or singing some of his songs. Denver wrote this … Continue reading

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Just Before Sunrise

Early yesterday morning, Lily Jeanne arrived just before sunrise. She weighed in a little over 8 pounds and measured almost 23 inches long. Light brown hair and a working pair lungs. This grandmother (Meemaw) and the rest of the family find her beautiful … Continue reading

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My little granny and me

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Book Review: Daddy, Can You Make Me Pancakes? – The True Story of a Young Mother’s Battle Against Cancer and Her Husband’s Journey to Bring Healing to Their Family by Kevin McAteer

“There isn’t a book with instructions for a father who has to deliver such news” wrote Kevin McAteer, the author of Daddy, Can You Make Me Pancakes? – The True Story of a Young Mother’s Battle Against Cancer and Her … Continue reading

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

“In the midst of life, we are in death. . . . Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts; shut not thy merciful ears to our prayer; but spare us, Lord most holy. . . . Earth to earth, … Continue reading

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Monday Music Memories – The Ballad of William Bloat

This one is definitely on the dark side of Irish humor. The story is set in Belfast, a city where Protestants and Catholics lived side by side but uneasily. It even takes a pot shot at  German cutlery by comparing … Continue reading

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Losing Your Heart

You can read his story here. I am going to take some time off to think of him and to grieve with the other four-legged and two-legged family members.

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