Welcome to the World Emma Marie, My Granddaughter

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This has been quite a week, to put it lightly. Actually, as you know if you follow me on Instagram, this has been a week of amazing highs and devastating lows. Talk about a roller coaster. It didn’t seem quite right, though, to combine the events of the week, so for today I just want […]

My Birthday, Samuel Time, and My Dad

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My Birthday So, Sunday was my birthday. Since I got to pick our activities for the day, we went to visit my son, daughter-in-law, and, of course, Samuel! I can’t think of a better way to celebrate. It was also exciting that they had just moved into their new house! They had it built in […]

Family Time! Plus a Workout Recap


Family Time My sister Lisa was visiting from Texas this weekend. For a sad reason actually. The father of a friend of hers had passed away, so she was here to support her friend and attend his memorial service on Saturday. On Sunday we gathered our family together and met for lunch at about the […]

Let’s Put This Week to Bed. In (Mostly) Pictures


I have rehashed this week to death. You’ve read about my accident, my feelings about my accident, and my completion of the Move Nourish Believe Challenge in spite of the accident. I am tired of talking about it myself. So, I won’t. Except that a decent size insurance check should be arriving today so let […]

Wow! What a Weekend!


In a nutshell, this is how I spent Thanksgiving weekend: Thursday: Turkey Trot (on the trails this year). Alan and I (mostly him) put it on. Just two for dinner. Impossible to cook Thanksgiving Dinner for two. Huge quantities of vegan Thanksgiving food prepared. Huge quantities of vegan Thanksgiving food consumed. Bed by 6:30. Friday: […]

Happy Birthday! Samuel’s First Year in Pictures

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Today is Samuel’s first birthday! I cannot believe how fast the time has passed, and looking back, how much Samuel has changed over the months. Yes, I know it happens over and over for all parents and grandparents, but each time it is pretty miraculous. I cherish each moment, from the first call notifying us […]

Welcome to the World! My First Grandson!


I am very excited and proud to announce the birth of my first grandson, Samuel Lee. He was born this morning at 1:11 am to my son and daughter-in-law, Nathan and Sarah. He weighs in at 7 lbs, 9 oz, 19 inches long. The whole family is doing fine. I should point out that I […]