Monthly Archives: September 2015

Seems like yesterday…

Collin, our grandson, turned 12 today. It seems like only yesterday that we were at Kennestone Hospital anxiously waiting his arrival. He was, and still is, absolutely beautiful! He’s probably flipping out because I called him beautiful, but he is … Continue reading

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Howdy Folks!

Today is the opening day of the State Fair of Texas. Since 1886 the fair has been welcoming people to the best and biggest state fair in the world. Other state fairs might disagree, but if you’re a true Texan … Continue reading

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Universal Studios – Jaws to Harry Potter

This is fall break for most of the schools in the Atlanta area. We’ve had a mass exodus of people who are headed out for that last bit of summer weather. Traffic has become almost bearable, if only for a short … Continue reading

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Fish Tales – What’s for Supper?

This picture was taken in 1957 of my brother, Dickey. Looks like he had a pretty good catch for the day. I don’t know what kind of fish they are but I can assure you they were scaled, gutted and … Continue reading

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Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, way back

It’s a crisp Saturday morning, not a cloud in the sky. Is there any better place to be than sitting in a folding chair, sipping hot coffee and watching your grandson play football? Not to this Grandma! This is Garrett’s … Continue reading

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Happy Couple

There is nothing noted on the back of this picture but I’m assuming that Mother’s corsage, fur coat and pill-box hat signify it was a special day. They were married on December 20, 1945 so this picture may have been … Continue reading

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The Doorbell Rings

Quiet and then the doorbell rings, the sound I’ve been waiting for all day. Once again our home is filled with laughter, hugs, kisses, and lots and lots of noise. The family is together again. Once dinner is consumed, video … Continue reading

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Anchors Away

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945 Japan surrendered marking victory for the Allies. The signing of the official documents took place on the deck of the USS Missouri on September … Continue reading

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