Category Archives: Family

How to enjoy the week before Christmas

Recently I read a post from a “lifestyle” blogger who wrote about how to enjoy the week before Christmas.  I can’t find the post now, but there were some really good ideas about achieving a level of calm during what … Continue reading

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“I’d know you anywhere!”

Last Friday was Grandparents’ Day at Peter’s school.  The volunteers did a beautiful job with a breakfast, and the tables were decorated with globes or books: I really can’t help it:  I get emotional during tributes to just about anyone, … Continue reading

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In honor of George

You may be surprised to know that I have a small collection of George Washington memorabilia. Vintage postcards, sheet music, souvenir plates of Mount Vernon — all these go into a Presidents’ Day display in February. Well, some years; this … Continue reading

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It’s the first day of school, and with early dismissal, Peter will be with us to experience the solar eclipse live with us.  Unfortunately, as I write this, it doesn’t look like the weather will be cooperating.  In case things … Continue reading

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“Work together!”

On Sunday I had the opportunity to watch Peter play indoor soccer at the Y for the first time.  Like making valentines for Kindergarten, and because for several reasons we rarely saw the other grands play sports, I felt like it was … Continue reading

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Monday memories — Happy Halloween!

I’m not sure where this photo is in the house; thank goodness I scanned it years ago. Now this was a Halloween costume!  My mother made the majorette outfit, complete with hat.  For some reason I had the baton, probably hoping I … Continue reading

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David and Peter and Art

On Father’s Day, Peter and his parents came over for a few hours.  His dad wanted to see the pictures of my trip, so I obliged via my tablet.  As usual, Peter was hanging on me and in the midst … Continue reading

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The good news is …

… it’s not The Monia.  That’s what our grandson told his mother, reporting on my doctor visit early yesterday morning.  Not that I was talking directly to him when I was updating Grandpa on the results, of course, but if … Continue reading

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At the fair

An annual tradition! #sandwichfair A photo posted by Debra Burgin (@heartfeltinkspiration) on Sep 9, 2015 at 1:37pm PDT It has been our tradition for the past 4 years for us to take Peter to the Sandwich Fair by ourselves. My … Continue reading

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A Christmas blessing

The light of the Christmas star to you, The warmth of home and hearth to you, The cheer and good will of friends to you, The love of the Son and God’s peace to you. (an Irish blessing)

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