Category Archives: Family

Three Gifts Returned ~ Day 5

Well, I thought I would have so much more time on vacation…wrong! There’s so much to see and do! So, continuing my Joy Dare … three gifts returned …  I think the challenge of all this is just taking the … Continue reading

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Fall Frolic Full of Remembering ~ Part 2

The weather is changing fast…summer has almost closed the door on 2012, except for its Indian sister… Earlier I began this story about my Fall walk with my Edster this week…   Our walk took us over to Brandywine Falls, part … Continue reading

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Autumn in Appalachia

I received some wonderful feedback on my post yesterday, I thought I would post some photos from our trip to “Almost Heaven” last autumn…especially anticipating our return for two weeks at the end of this month.   Independent film director, John … Continue reading

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Making Memories

Today was a wonderful day…Sunday morning at Maranatha…then Edster, me, and Noah (my oldest grandson) left there and succumbed to a donut stop at Jubilee’s (Hey…it’s a holiday weekend, okay?). Noah had been with us since Saturday and we were … Continue reading

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Shapes and 5 Fact Friday ~

This week flew…but I figured better late than never with my 5 Fact Friday. Elijah, my 4-year-old grandson, and I went to a local park, The Seiberling Nature Realm, which is a metropark and arboretum.  Edster and Bruno came along, as … Continue reading

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5 Facts Friday – My Roots!

Well it’s Friday…and that means FIVE FACTS on Kim and Xanthe’s blog.  I thought today I would write about my roots…no, no, no not my hair (At age 55 I have never colored my hair)… No, my Ancestry roots~~~~ 1.  … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday and a List of Gifts!

This is a HUGE day in my world and for many others who have been part of this frontier endeavor that began in 2002…beginning the Hasingler Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital… This was a conceived at … Continue reading

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More from Behind the Scenes – Five (5) Questions!

Well, that Kim and Xanthe  continue to stretch we “grasshoppers” taking the  Behind the Scenes e-course.  So today we have five questions to answer…no right or wrong answers…  So here goes: 1. What makes you happy…in five words or less…? Hmmm…I … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Mercies When I Hurt…Part II

I really had no idea how God could break through and help me see His gifts in the pain I spoke about in my last entry…I doubted  it could be possible.  My perspective was dismal.  That was my first wrong … Continue reading

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Remembering God’s Mercies While Hurting…Part I

Sunday was devastating!  Church was wonderful…time with my husband out shopping for new polos and oversized T-shirts for my son, Caleb.  Have I told you about him?  That would take a separate blog alone!  But let me try…briefly. Caleb, named after … Continue reading

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