Remember and Celebrate

Category: lessons from my children and grandchildren

March 15, 2012

princesses, plans and life lessons

  It is the week after Christmas and the family is visiting Princesses and warriors reign in my house The princesses twirl . . .   Ssmile sweetly . . . and wave their magic wands . . . Those pretty poses.  Who teaches them these things? Princesses just know . . .    And they lovingly...

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March 9, 2012

curiosity, adventure and the future

No hesitation No fear Just curiosity about what’s next, While I am always wondering what disaster awaits. Help me to see You as the One who reveals the future as I need to know. Sometimes like today, The knowing in my head has a hard time getting to my heart. I need your help Lord....

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February 20, 2012

Bumps, Comfort and “Papa Neckie’s” Lap

Dear Princess Rosebud, It’s always fun to baby sit for you. Papa Neckie came along tonight. You were having such a good time. And somehow you fell and got a big “goose egg” on your sweet little forehead. And you were Very Sad! You let Mimi hold ice on it for awhile Then needing comfort, you...

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December 19, 2011

A Snowman and Baby Jesus

I wear this necklace most days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Three year old Little Miss loves it . . . always notices when I wear it . . . Last year, after spending the night with her, she looked at me across the breakfast table, (I was still wearing my snowman pj’s) and seriously observed,...

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July 15, 2011

A Little Boy, A Big Spider and Daddy

The setting: My son and his wife live in an OLD stone farm house.  In the back yard is an old root cellar…. a weird focal point to the back yard. The kids love to climb over it. (for the grandmas reading this, the door is secure!) Tonight it’s back yard Graduation Party for my...

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June 22, 2011

Special Future & Redefining Greatness for our Children

  from www.ToddHiestand.com – August 2007 post. Thought provoking and an important concept. August 16, 2007 Tonight, my parents hosted a little get together for all of their friends (many were friends who have known me since I was just a little weasel) to come and welcome Mason into our family. It really was a...

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May 17, 2011

On Blankets and Being

 From my May 2008 album:  Mason, how you love your blankets . . . all five of them! The colorful one is your “Guatemala blanket” and the blue/yellow/white on is the one I made for we were waiting for you to come home to us. When you wake up, you point and say “it” for...

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May 17, 2011

On Blankets and Being

 From my May 2008 album:  Mason, how you love your blankets . . . all five of them! The colorful one is your “Guatemala blanket” and the blue/yellow/white on is the one I made for we were waiting for you to come home to us. When you wake up, you point and say “it” for...

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May 11, 2011

White Clover, Gods Creativity and Sharing Life With Grandchildren!

  I created this card to send to my Grandchildren.  If they lived next door like in the olden days when family’s grew up together,  I’d take them for walks and we’d look at God’s big creative world together, but since we don’t, …….. Created for my Grandchildren on May 11, 2010 I have a friend who...

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April 15, 2011

“There you are!”

It’s been January since I have seen them and I am So Excited! I run toward the door, but before I can get there, M. runs down the steps from the upstairs apartment, throws open the door and with Joy and Delight with a Huge Smile says “There you are!” I feel Loved and Cherished!...

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