Tag Archives: Illinois

Happy Birthday, Pam

Happy Birthday, Pam! You were my first born. I’ll never forget that day! That morning: 4:20 AM! Labor: 2 hours and 20 minutes. I hardly knew what was happening! What a beautiful baby girl!  Here you are last October and … Continue reading

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Reflections…

There’s no place like home…yet my trip to Colorado and then on to Washington was full of family, love, caring, closeness, interests, friends, nature, details, good-byes, spending, reminiscing, and so much more. This morning as we reflected on our trip … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Matthew

Happy Birthday, Matthew! I wish I could surprise you and come to celebrate your birthday with you! What a wonderful surprise you gave me when you came to our house for the family time a couple weeks ago! Oh, I … Continue reading

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Mishaps and Outcomes

There have been a few mishaps on my way to my grandson’s graduation… First of all I was to ride the train to Chicago on Monday and have a couple of days with my older daughter, Pam. Then I would … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Matthew!

Happy, Happy Birthday, Matthew! Another one of my grandsons turned man! If I figured right you’re 24 now! I’m very proud of you. I don’t get to see you very often but when I do we seem to be able … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 13 United States of America

I’ve been to many, many great places in the USA so I’m going to share about them. I’ve lived in six states: Iowa, Oklahoma, Illinois, South Dakota, Indiana and Michigan.  Jerry and I have visited 49 states during our marriage of … Continue reading

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