Category Archives: family

you have to laugh

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happy birthday Son#1

Ben is 48 today.  I can’t believe how fast the years have gone, but so they have.  As they do. The night before he was born I was in the city at a hockey game with my father.   We’d gone … Continue reading

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another holiday bites the dust

Covid strikes again. I type this with a weary sigh.  For thirty-two years we’ve celebrated Thanksgiving with our family, family friends and extended family members.  For the past two years we’ve had four generations gathered around the four tables. I … Continue reading

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hey, it’s his birthday!

The Funny Grandson turned 10 today! Does he look happy? I think he does! We wish we were there to celebrate with the family, but I sent an Early Birthday box of goodies–including a blueberry cake–three weeks ago. Next year, … Continue reading

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cabin joy

Banjo Man has a cabin.  And he loves it very much. Many of you reading this already know that. This fall the cabin got a new roof, a new porch, new screens, new supports and–ta da!–a floor.  The excitement of … Continue reading

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the man above the mountains

His neck is on fire. He is not wearing a mask. This was the view from the plane as we flew over Colorado last Wednesday afternoon. The sudden onset of smoke was startling. Such a filthy sight after many miles … Continue reading

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the labor day storm

  Everyone I’ve talked to says they’ve never experienced a storm like the one we had on Labor Day Monday. The guys were up and out early, before seven, to head up to the cabin and get things ready for … Continue reading

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looks like we made it

Yep, we made it to FIFTY YEARS.  Happy Anniversary, Banjo Man! Here we are up at the cabin a couple of weeks ago.  Banjo Man is explaining something to me.  I do not remember a word he said. That might … Continue reading

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it’s that time again

Last Thursday the Elberta peaches arrived at the Peach Man.  I’d checked the Facebook page and knew they’d–finally–be in town.  So I was there at the tent at 8:45, just in case Mike the Peach Man opened early.  And he … Continue reading

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a late summer sunday

We’d promised ourselves a Sunday morning kayaking jaunt.  It was a bit breezy so we didn’t plan to go far, just around the point to paddle along the shoreline for a while.  It’s a different view of the world from … Continue reading

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