Autumn Thoughts

I’m trying hard to hang onto autumn…once Halloween passes, it seems everywhere you turns, its all out Christmas!! With Remembrance Day this week, and Thanksgiving in a few, I first want to be thoughtful in them before I let the sparkly, warm, feel good holiday sentiments overtake me!! You know, bake and eat all the… Read More Autumn Thoughts

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My Gram

My Gram!! This sweet picture of a small girl with a big smile and as big a slice of watermelon at a Sunday afternoon Sunday School picnic is my Gram. (I also love the bits of wheat seen in the background!)  The Kansas kid, Grace Marguerite  must be about 5 years old here. It would… Read More My Gram

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Feeling It

I hate to focus on, but also can’t ignore that I am sick 24/7….have been for almost 30 years. On these ‘feeling it’ posts, I want to just share some of my day to day thoughts on getting the most out of my days, and how I live so as it is not getting the… Read More Feeling It

creative diy

Lavender Wreath DIY

I love lavender! I love it fresh, newly picked. I love it dried – in wreaths, sachets, for decor.  Every home I have lived in for 20 plus years,  I have always planted lavender! My problem now – we own no dirt! We live in a townhouse, only balconies…no yard space. But lucky me! My… Read More Lavender Wreath DIY

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Sadly! oh so sadly!! the last six months here have been lost!! Granted, I am a newbie here on WordPress, but can hardly believe that six months worth of posts, pictures, follows and comments by you, my so kind readers is lost! Floating around, I presume, in the internets space… I am most sad that… Read More Lost!!

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The grandpa I grew up with is not the grandpa I remember today; Remembrance Day, Veterans Day. Growing up, to me he was lovable, huggable, jolly Gramp. He was called Gene, by my Gram. Dusty, by family and close friends – because of his semi pro days at third base. And to us, the grandkids,… Read More Remembering

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All the Pieces

“I read a whole bunch of bits and pieces over the years, obviously from the fan magazines and the rest of the stuff, and I just wanted to give a little more insight into what’s happening in my personal life.” – Davy Jones