Category Archives: Childhood

Happy Father’s Day, Dad

Happy Father’s Day, Dad! You’ve been gone now for 7 1/2 years. It doesn’t seem possible because I still miss you so much… You were a good dad to me. I always loved you and was so proud of you. In just … Continue reading

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Nobody But Just Us Chickens

Camp meeting has always been a part of my life. Now days it’s called family camp. But it’s the same thing. I’ve been going since I was just a little girl living in Iowa. We started out with a big … Continue reading

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I Lived In A Chicken House?

I was in fifth grade. My family had just moved from East Peoria, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa. We were living in Grandma’s house until we could find a house for us. It was a large boarding    house so Mother … Continue reading

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A Love Feast

What’s a love feast? It’s probably easiest to write about what a love feast isn’t! It isn’t an orgy. It isn’t a bunch of druggies seeking a cheap thrill. It isn’t teenagers experimenting with what is sacred and intended for … Continue reading

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Do You Remember?

Those of you who are old enough, do you remember what you were doing the day President Kennedy was shot and killed? This question was asked on TV. Yes, I remember and so does my daughter, Pam! I was at … 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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A few More Pics

This was one of the best weeks of my life! I must post a few more pictures. Sitting around the campfire. Tim and Pam. Elmise spent two hours curling Bella’s hair! A beautiful girl doing a beautiful job on a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mason

Happy Birthday, Mason! You’re my third grandchild to turn 11 this year! Elmise, Bella and you! I can’t wait to see you! It’ll be soon…we’re coming down for Max’s graduation! Then you’re coming up north in July for a family … Continue reading

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Family Home

Our family was growing and we needed more room! We finally put our beginner home on the market and began looking for a bigger house or land to build another house. We found two acres of land, lots of trees … Continue reading

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Bella

The first surgery is over with. Thank goodness. Then when this foot is healed, she’ll have surgery on the other foot! What a brave girl!!! This first picture is just before the surgery.     I love this picture of … Continue reading

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