Author Archives: fdarlenemcwilliams

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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Hot Stuff

We recently ate at one of our favorite sandwich shops, Firehouse Subs. While we were waiting on our order, I was drawn to the bottles of hot sauces on display. Now I like a little heat in my food but … Continue reading

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Love Frogs

Let me introduce you to Sexy Nelly and Smitten Smitty. These love frogs represent my Mom and Dad. They were on display just outside the back door at Mom’s lake house. I love Nelly’s yellow polka-dot bikini with shades to … Continue reading

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Not Defeated

As they say, “Some days are diamonds, some days are stones”. The rain abruptly stopped our diamond day. Although disappointed, our smiles let you know we will not be defeated. Tomorrow is another day.

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