Category Archives: grandmother stuff

ready for mother’s day

The Funny Grandson has once again pulled at my heart strings and made me laugh–at the same time. Check out the sign he picked out for me. And his mom told me he had to have one for himself, because … Continue reading

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friday morning tournament

We’ve had blueberry pancakes at the Magnolia Cafe and now it’s time for a little friendly competition.  One competitor is almost 77 and the other is 7.  The matches are very close. Root beer floats will be served later.  To … Continue reading

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day in, night out in austin

One of our favorite blues men, Johnny Nicholas, was playing at our favorite bar, the Saxon Pub, last night. Will and I planned to be there.  Of course.  Johnny no longer does the Wednesday Happy Hour, so when he does appear … Continue reading

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oh, baby

Approximately 36 women showed up to celebrate the future arrival of a new baby in town.  Several people told me this was the biggest baby shower they had ever been to in their life. Oh, my goodness.  We partied! Baby … Continue reading

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what’s happening around here

Take a wild guess. Yes, it’s a baby shower!  Dancing Mandolin Player is expecting a new grandchild and this baby will grow up right here in our little town.  And the ladies of our town are coming together to celebrate. … Continue reading

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coffee 3000 miles away

I received a text message this morning from Harley Chick.  We met the Wednesday after Labor Day thirty years ago! Over the years we’ve managed to celebrate–or commiserate over–the first day of school many, many times. She sent me a … Continue reading

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it’s all their fault

Yes, it is all their fault that I haven’t had time to write any blog posts for the past couple of weeks.  I’ve barely touched my computer and have basically used my phone to take pictures.  We’re in the woods … Continue reading

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it seemed like a good idea at the time

The Funny Grandson delights in discovering how things are made.  After two years of successful jam-making, he asked me if I knew how to make shredded wheat (I discovered later on that it was his favorite cereal and his parents … Continue reading

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purple soup and the pie hut

I must be back in Idaho if I am having lunch at the Pie Hut. Be still my heart. So why is sweet potato soup purple, you ask?  I have no idea.  Are there purple sweet potatoes in this world?  … Continue reading

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consequences

I love this.  I read Bonnie Hunter’s quilting blog every morning, usually with my second cup of coffee and half of a protein bar. She always has a little saying superimposed over a quilt at the end of each post.  … Continue reading

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