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My Extraordinary Storybook Life

Like 45 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It has been a rather extra-ordinary year. Here’s the story. Mr. H. and I decided that it was time to down-size and move … Read More »


Little Bunny Face….

Like 11 Google +1 0 Retweet 3 Whenever my Dad gave my Mom a card, he would sign it with the sweetest little bunny face. Every card, every letter…for all … Read More »

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Happy New Year

Like 43 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 I know I posted these wishes last year, but … I am once again on the way to the sun from a place … Read More »


Swedish Giftas

Like 34 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Last year, our good friend Peggy told me about a family favorite they make for Thanksgiving. Giftas (pronounced Yiftas) I had never heard … Read More »


Happy Birthday, Mom … so what was in “The Purse”?

Like 33 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 This is my Mom. Looking perfectly darling in her perfectly darling straw hat….and clutching her bottomless, mysterious, secretive straw purse…. “The Purse” Nearly … Read More »

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Cognitive Dissonance

Like 9 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Cognitive dissonance is a strange and powerful thing. Allow me to explain. Every Spring, the elementary school I attended (McFarlane School in Detroit. … Read More »


A New Year Mash-up

Like 5 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Since my hard drive crashed (BACK UP YOUR HARD DRIVE), I’ve decided you’ll understand why you haven’t heard from me for a bit. … Read More »

What mom calls spaghetti in kitchen

What Mom Calls Spaghetti

Like 12 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 Today would have been our Mom’s 86th birthday, so in her honor I made a large batch of  spaghetti using her recipe.  It’s … Read More »

Hoosier Daddy Corn

Hoosier Daddy

Like 2 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It will take some more time to go through all the (hundreds) pictures for Spa Day at Girl’s Camp, so I’m going to … Read More »

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Camp Grandmama and Grampy Campy – Day 4 (continued) – Robot World

Like 0 Google +1 0 Retweet 1 It’s hard to explain why a Tasmanian Devil would be hanging upside down from the ceiling of a restaurant.  It’s hard to explain … Read More »