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The Best Gift I Ever Gave – and Received

This is a post written for the Midlife Boulevard blog hop. Check out other great posts at the bottom of this page, or click over to Midlife Boulevard to see more.   When I was a child, I thought of myself as an artist. This was not surprising, as my family was filled with creative,…

For my Grandmother Amy, with Love

I have so many memories of my grandparents – some of which I wasn’t even around to experience. The family stories, the iconic ancestors, the inside jokes and traditions passed from generation to generation – sometimes it’s hard for me to remember where my memories begin and where the stories from before my time are…

Happy Mother’s Day – The Gift of Four Generations

Sending love to all of my readers, whether you are mothers, daughters or sons. Have a wonderful Mother’s Day! This Mother’s Day I’ll once again be reminded that I’m a lucky woman. Not everything in my life has gone smoothly – just like everyone else in the world – but I’ve had one thing that’s…

My Grandmother – My Rock Dressed in Animal Print

I am not a particularly religious person, but I was blessed from the very beginning of my life with one particular gift. The blessing I refer to is my grandmother, Amy. That’s what I’ve always called her – Amy. Family lore has it that when I, the first of her six grandchildren, was born, and…