Archive | 2008

What Happens at Grammas – Grandpa Fixes

We love our little granddaughter, Brookelyn, affectionately dubbed Brooke Trout, but she can leave a trail of disaster along with food smears on the furniture, cheerios and toys in the couch cushions, stinky diapers in the garbage cans and other such precious memories. On this visit Grandpa babysat, since he had time off of work […]

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Christmas Eve Morning Snowfall

When our little corner of the Pacific Northwest is covered in snow, we stop, drop everything, and roll with it. We rush out to make a miniature snowman, run the grocery stores out of items, and take pictures.   An ornate park bench in the artsy downtown area covered with a fluffy new seat cushion […]

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Creative Sledding

We just never got rid of those old doors. We stacked them on the side of the house and over and over we told ourselves we needed to take them to the dump. Meanwhile, they have been excellent pitching backstops, made military command centers, forts in the wilderness, and Tom Sawyer rafts. Today, they are […]

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Cutest Granddaughter in the World!

This morning I wanted one of those life-changing bonding moments, so I took out my very special Cabbage Patch dolls to play with my granddaughter, Brookelyn. Auntie Rebekah chose the bald preemie baby that has just a tuft of hair, and smells like baby powder. Then she presented the one that has tousled blonde curls, […]

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Avery’s Post

Today I have a guest blogger, my friend, Avery, from across the street. His mother is a good friend, affectionately known in our house at Kelly-Across-the-Street. He patiently sat on my lap and typed away while his mommy gave me blogging lessons, so I couldn’t bear to erase his words of wisdom. Do you know […]

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