Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Big 40

Forty years ago today we celebrated the birth of our youngest son, Matthew. What a ride it’s been watching him become the man he is today. He lights up my life. Love you, Mr. T. Happy Birthday.

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Football’s Back

 You know how men and boys (and this Grandma) love their football. Our grandson, Garrett, is no exception. He’s suited up and ready for practice. Let the games begin.

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Ready, Set, Fire

Remembering days at the park. Rocket launching at its best.

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Family Friday: Fishing’s Good

Wow and double wow! Can you believe the size of these fish? My brother’s catch weighed in at 146 pounds and took him 3½ hours to reel in off the coast of Cabo. My sister-in-law didn’t do so bad herself (I … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Gauze

It started out as a beautiful day. The sun was shining and we were off to Chattanooga, TN with our two youngest grandchildren. Lookout Mountain, Rock City and Ruby Falls were calling us. The Incline Railroad was our first stop. … Continue reading

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Our Independence Day

Ronny comes from a long line of carpenters, four generations to be exact. This is a picture of his Grandfather Blankenship (the man in the center of the photo) in the early 1900s. You won’t find any power tools or … Continue reading

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