Tag Archives: Mother

What Is Worth Keeping

“”Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” (Source: Ute Lark shared Precious World’s post). (Photo: Cheryl Bond) (Source: Ute Lark shared Ware’s of Gratitude’s share of Today I Will’s photo.) (Source: Hannah … Continue reading

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Family Updates

The trip to visit my new twin grandsons and their parents in Illinois was delightful. Everyone there is healthy. I look forward to going again shortly (this time with my other son Ben, his wife Erika, and our first grandson … Continue reading

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Proud Papa and the Twins

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

WHY GOD MADE MOMS Brilliant answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions: Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. … Continue reading

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Context Is Everything

While waiting in the Urgent Care facility for my Mother-in-Law to be checked out after her bad fall down the escalator, a woman seated just two seats away from me was talking quite loudly into what appeared to me to … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Surprise Homecoming At Christmas Parade Shocks Family

With the help of the town’s police chief, a returning soldier surprised his family in a big way during a Christmas parade. Here are some snippets: An unexpected event stole the show during the annual Christmas parade in Shelby, N.C., … Continue reading

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Wherever There Is Love

A dear aunt forwarded the story below to me. I love it and wanted to share it with you. Russ — We don’t know who replied to a letter sent by a little girl, but there is a beautiful soul … Continue reading

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“The Magic Of Belle Isle”

I recently was doing the Netflix equivalent of channel surfing when I came across a movie that I’d never heard of before called “The Magic of Belle Isle”. I wasn’t particularly intrigued by the name and was about to move … Continue reading

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Water Fight!

(A revised re-post for newer readers to this site.) Some of my favorite moments in life have occurred on a whim. For example: Water fights between my Beloved and me. In the bathroom. They would often start innocently enough such … Continue reading

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Salt & Sugar: Humor & A Suggestion

An expectant mom let her 4-year-old place his hand on her belly and feel the baby kick. He asked, “How does the baby get out of there?” To keep it simple, she just said, “The doctor will help.” His eyes … Continue reading

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