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Posts Tagged ‘grandma’

The strong women in my life

I wrote this post in November 2012. My friend Bridgette suggested I repost for Mother’s Day. So I did two years ago and last year and am doing it again this year.  This is a tribute to all the strong women and mothers (in whatever form of mom you are) I know. You have the hardest job in the world […]


Grandma Phyllis

Curt’s grandma, Grandma Phyllis, died Friday morning. Grandma Phyllis was 87 and a feisty woman. I first met Curt’s whole family at a family reunion in May 2000. Everyone was kind and accepting of me and I felt very welcomed. Soon after that I started e-mailing with Curt’s grandma. She always signed her e-mails Grandma […]


The strong women in my life

I wrote this post back in November. My friend Bridgette suggested I repost for Mother’s Day. This is a tribute to all the strong women and mothers (in whatever form of mom you are) I know. You have the hardest job in the world and definitely deserve more than just one day of celebrations. Happy […]


The strong women in my life

I keep a notebook in my work bag where I scribble down post ideas or many times an actual post. A lot of times it is easier for me to find my voice if I jot it down on paper first and type later. I also keep a notepad in my purse in case an […]


Mi familia

I spent a good amount of time last week at the hospital visiting my grandpa. (I was there every day for four days in a row. I also visited with him twice the day before he headed to the hospital.) Last Tuesday my grandpa had surgery. I spent between 6-7 hours in the surgery waiting […]