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Dandelions and Daydreams

»Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Family Treasures | 4 comments

Dandelions and Daydreams

Here Grandma…I picked you some flowers. It’s the voice of my five year old grandson as he comes running in from playing outside. I look up from my computer knowing full well that the flowers will be bright yellow with pointy pedals. The stems will be gangly and long with very few leaves. The stems will either be picked too short, or so long that they are broken from being held too tight. Do you love them, Grandma? Yes, I do. Just as I loved them when your mother was little and your Uncle before her. And just as I love you for bringing them to me. As I place the flowers in a vase, I am taken back to so many other dandelions that have sat on my windowsill over the past thirty years that I have been a mother. I feel so blessed by the “flowers” that my children have...

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Let’s Get Started…

»Posted by on Feb 16, 2014 in Blog, Personal Stories | 0 comments

Let’s Get Started…

It’s late at night and the house is quiet… pull up a chair. My hubby is at work and won’t be home until tomorrow. Even Belle the cat is snoring away on her pillow in front of the fire. Much better I’m sure than being outside on a cold night like this. But me? I am working on finishing up some text sections that will be inserted in my new website tomorrow. As much as I love writing, I have found the nitty gritty of website development has been a bit daunting. I am so glad I have my son to guide and help me through the process. Hopefully soon, it will be ready to share with everyone. I have converted part of my creative craft room into a mini-office for the purpose of having a dedicated space to write. Around me tonight are little reminders of the things that...

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