Category Archives: grandchildren

Ours As A Blessing 

DAY 16 of National Poetry Month  A haiku about a boy who has my heart.  Advertisements

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The air in the studio was buzzing with young girl energy, literally and figuratively. We’d come to watch our 8 year old granddaughter participate in one of her many interests, dance. Observing the 8 and 9 year old girls interact … Continue reading

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14th Picture

My writing group prompt for this day was to take the 14th picture on my phone and write about it. In the middle of the night I counted my pictures and these words found me. Who knew the assignment would … Continue reading

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There’s No Velvet Rope

“You can sit there and be where joy goes to die or you can come get some.”  Aubrey to Carter on the TV show “American Crime”. On the TV show “American Crime”, the character Aubrey pawns her body and her … Continue reading

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Anything Can Happen

One of my 6 year old granddaughter’s favorite board games is the time honored Candyland, specifically the Disney Princess version.  She often insists on playing 2 princesses at once in order to up her odds of winning, but honestly, neither of us are … Continue reading

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Day 8- A Month of Seussisms- Nonsense

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.  It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to … Continue reading

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On Loving Homes

“I love my family, I love myself, and I love this house.”  My 4-year-old granddaughter recently spoke these words in response to her Papa and I kissing and proclaiming our love for each other and her.  Beyond what she “hears … Continue reading

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A 40 Pounder Removes The Weight of The World

She weighs about 4o pounds  but she’s got the might of a Grizzly Bear!  Or at least that’s how it felt last night as she pinned me to the carpet, burrowed her face into mine, with her open mouth on my eye, and … Continue reading

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Natural Beauty- Pass It On- Food For Souls

It’s known to fade, but it also spreads. It’s intoxicating.  It’s awakening.  It’s delicious. It’s inspiring.  It’s breathtaking.  It’s amazing.  It’s awesome.  It’s porous. And its most valuable characteristic is that it’s self-perpetuating.  No, I’m not talking about human beauty and addiction to plastic … Continue reading

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