Category Archives: grandmother stuff

the next dak prescott

I’ve received the Funny Grandson’s Christmas wish list and, as expected, it’s all about Dallas Cowboys football and football jerseys.  He owns a Dak Prescott jersey and would really, really like another team member’s, too. The kid just finished up … Continue reading

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heading east and home again

I left Austin yesterday morning (Tuesday) at 6 AM.  The plane was dark and quiet, which gave passengers a few more minutes to snooze after early morning trips to the airport. I think the above photo would make an interesting … Continue reading

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a special operation

Laying across my sewing table is the Funny Grandson’s beloved Winnie the Pooh.  Well-loved Winnie has been in desperate need of stuffing and repairs for several years now, but the FG couldn’t bear (pun intended!) to let anyone–even his seamstress … Continue reading

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go ahead and shuffle

When I was a kid, my Great Aunt Laurabelle had one of these.  The family was big into playing Canasta and everyone knows you have to have a card shuffler if you’re playing Canasta. She was a fun, loving, generous … Continue reading

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catching up post thanksgiving

The Funny Grandson’s great-grandmother gave him an early Christmas present when he arrived in RI and visited her at her assisted living apartment.  Don’t they look happy to be together? We thought he’d want to dive right into that Lego … Continue reading

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root beer and pancakes

It’s good to be a grandmother, especially when my daughter-in-law says, “He can eat anything he wants!” and believes that grandmothers should be allowed to spoil their grandsons. I’m very good at that.  It’s one of my super powers. So … Continue reading

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last day and 48 years

Banjo Man and I have been married 48 years as of today. Amazing.  Where did the years go?  I don’t feel old enough to be married 48 years!! We celebrated by sitting on the screened porch this afternoon, eating apple … Continue reading

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return to blogging

I can’t believe it has been almost a month since I’ve posted anything on the blog. And I have so much to say!!! The reason I’ve been silent?  Well, the Funny Grandson has been here since June 23 and I … Continue reading

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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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