Category Archives: grandparenting

New Driver

Our oldest grandson’s sixteenth birthday and newly acquired learners permit brought to mind some of my own driving experiences as a sixteen year old. One of my earliest times driving on snow-covered roads, I came to a stop sign, slowed, … Continue reading

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The Elephant Cake

A sob erupted deep within and tears rolled down my cheeks. Not one to cry easily, my reaction to seeing the “with picture” elephant cake recipe caught me by surprise. Especially since I was looking for Christmas cookie ideas. Although … Continue reading

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The Challenge

He said it as a challenge rather than a command. I pondered his words. The challenge seemed simple, or was it? How hard could it be to

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

Some things never change. Decades ago Art Linkletter penned the book, Kids Say the Darndest Things, using quips from the children on his show, Art Linkletter’s House Party. And kids today still say the darndest things, as several tykes recently … Continue reading

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The In-law Cometh

She only came to help, to watch the grandkids for a few days while Son and Daughter-in-law (henceforth referred to as THEY or THEM) enjoyed a time away. She didn’t mean to mess up things, it just happened. It began … Continue reading

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