Category Archives: Bella

Monday…Already…?

Where did the week go? I said I’d write a new post every Monday…so here we are! My granddaughter, Bella, was here for two weeks. She’s a delightful girl with a very pleasant personality. I can’t believe she’s 12 years … Continue reading

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Holland Tulip Festival

  Yesterday Armon, one of my grandsons, and I drove to Holland, Michigan to watch one of my granddaughters, Sydney, perform in the Tulip Festival Parade! I never drive and talk on my cell phone so Armon was my phone … Continue reading

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I Love My Family

Two weekends in a row we’ve had family here…and I loved it! Last weekend our oldest son, Ted and his daughters, Sydney and Isabella, were here. This weekend our oldest daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Gene were here. We had … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Isabella

Happy Birthday, Bella! I can’t believe you’re 12 years old! Time is just flying by!   I just took this picture of you a couple of days ago when you were here visiting us. You have such a bright smile! A … Continue reading

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Fun With Family and Friends

Besides family being here for Easter dinner we also had some of our Chinese friends, Kevin and Lily.   Bella, Sydney Danielle, Jerry and me. Ted was here too. I love cooking a big dinner and setting the table, correctly, with … Continue reading

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What a Lovely Time

  Here is my beautiful family who came to visit over Easter! Bella, Ted and Sydney! Sydney is standing on a lower step, she’s not really that short! Aren’t they beautiful?! One of my lovely families! I have four more… … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ted

Happy Birthday, Ted! I’m sorry this is late. Computers can be very undependable when they are new and not understood. That’s my experience at present. I hope you had a very good and happy birthday. November 10 was the day. … Continue reading

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Living Out My Dream

I have a granddaughter who is actually living out my dream. From the time I can remember I’ve wanted a horse to ride, a horse to take care of, a horse to call mine. I’m too old now…but one of … Continue reading

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Where Are They Going?

Where are they going? My grandchildren, I mean. Haleigh…where are you going? You look so beautiful in your new homecoming dress!         Last spring I took pictures of my granddaughters walking away from me.   Sydney, you … Continue reading

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The Gang’s Here…minus a third…

Our Canadian family arrived on time! There are now 10 grandchildren here! South Carolina, Saskatchewan, Canada and Michigan are represented. Illinois is still to come…  We have turned the garage into a dining room! It worked great! We’ll just add … Continue reading

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