Tag Archives: family

In Memory Of…

Today being Memorial Day, I thought it was the right day to share this moment with Grandma H.   A couple weeks ago, I asked Grandma H, “If you could go back to any time in your life and relive … Continue reading

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Spring with Grandma H

  Last weekend, Mom and I took Grandma H to the cemetery to clear the leaves from her parents’ and sisters’ graves. Grandma H steps out of the car, looks around and says, “Everything is so dead here.” Mom and … Continue reading

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Book Review–The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees is a phenomenal story about finding love and a family in unexpected places. Sue Monk Kidd is my idol. I aspire to write on her level someday. Here’s my annotated version of the Barnes and … Continue reading

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The Crow in The Cemetery

On Friday, Grandma H, Mom and I went to the cemetery where Grandma H’s parents and sisters are buried. Grandma H and I visit most weeks and try to tend to the graves in the spring. This time we went … Continue reading

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The Descendants–Movie Review

I have no clue why it took me so long to see The Descendants. I absolutely loved how much setting the film used. Huge beach vistas and busy city streets in Hawaii. Totally grounded me in the story. The story … Continue reading

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Wig Shopping with Grandma

  (This is not a picture of Grandma in her new wig.)   Last Wednesday, Grandma H decided we would add wig shopping to our to-do list. Grandma H has a good head of hair, but she doesn’t like having … Continue reading

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The Absurd and The Uncanny

Yesterday Mom and I were running errands. Question: Would you pay money for these flowers? Even at the dollar store?     I wouldn’t. They look knocking-on-death’s-door ill.     How was your Memorial Day weekend? I had back-to-back picnics … Continue reading

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A humble thank you

You know at the park how people gather around the sea lions and cheer and clap, hoping they’ll perform? Well I just wanted to take a moment to thank the people who were my cheering squad though my spine problems, … Continue reading

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