Category Archives: Sisters

Birthday grace

I spent last Saturday with my sisters, participating in the Travis County Walk to End Alzheimer’s and celebrating my birthday at an Austin restaurant.  While we waited for our food order, GJ, the oldest of we three sisters, handed gallon … Continue reading

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My Happy Birthday Walk

I wish I were the kind of selfless person who says their birthday’s just another day.  I am not. I love my birthday!  Our mother woke us on our birthday morning with the story of her trip to the hospital … Continue reading

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Happy Middle Child Day…it isn’t much but it’s what we’ll have to settle for

Last week I got an email from the Corpus Christi Hooks announcing that August 12 is Middle Child Day and that they were discounting tickets to the game by $1.  It’s probably not enough to compensate for the pain suffered … Continue reading

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Over the river and through the woods…

…to Grandma’s house we go. In our case, it was just an 80 mile road trip up Hwy 281 through Three Rivers, Whitsett, Campbellton, and Pleasanton from George West, Texas to San Antonio. Growing up, my family customarily travelled to … Continue reading

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Planning ahead

I have spent much of my life imprisoned by my plans.  In my drinking days, I stayed furious because the troops, i.e. husband and kids, didn’t toe the line.  Back then, the plans were generally in my head and nobody … Continue reading

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Small moments

“We’re conditioned to think that our lives revolve around great moments. But great moments often catch us unaware – beautifully wrapped in what others may consider a small one.” ― Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: Living … Continue reading

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Day 10—Books

Once again, an incredibly good time with family bisected my plans to make a gratitude blog daily.  I could write a whole blog about that particular blessing, but I will stick to my gratitude list and write about books. Some … Continue reading

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