Blame It on the Bossy Nonna

8 year old wisdom: “You’re so bossy Nonna, you boss me around all the time.” This was Teddy recently when his Nonna made him quit playing Hot Wheels on the PC and come to lunch. And Nonna admits that she has always been “a little bossy.” Her own mother agrees – and she knows best. ...

Social Media and Me

I just finished paying for my online hosting service and domain registration so I guess this blog will continue for another year, God willing. That got me thinking about social media in general and how my online activity and presence may have changed in the past 20 years. My conclusion – it has and it ...

Another Sweet Girl

I have been really blessed with each of my grandchildren. There’s Teddy – smart at math, science and literature. He’s like his grandpa in that he can really get into some subjects while others leave him cold. There’s Veronica – sweet and kind and affectionate but looks after her siblings like a tiger. And finally ...

Family Fog

I remember how sad I was when my Grandpa developed cataracts in the 1950s. His world got cloudy and blurry and then totally dark. He lived for 10 years this way. And so it has come to pass for me – something I expected and now it’s here. My family has a history of cataract ...

A Twitchy Experience

I used to be a fan of streaming videos on YouTube, but all that has changed lately. I have become addicted to live streaming on a site called Twitch. Twitch is now owned by Amazon and I got a free subscription to it because we have Amazon Prime for home shopping. One of my favorite ...

Life Begins for Sarah

  They say life begins at …well you know. So for Sarah life begins tomorrow (October 2, 2017.) I won’t say how old she is but she was born the year Elvis died and NASA launched Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. You can look it up. We will be looking after our grandkids for a ...