Category Archives: family

Christmas Traditions with Nana’s Nugget

Jack Frost and Susie Snowflake here need to win an award for the energy they put into their characters.  As you can see the little guy was transfixed (or perhaps totally stunned, notice the grip on his stroller tray) by … Continue reading

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Hey lady! Do you know there are candles on your head?

Our whole gang – three adults, one teenager, one pre-teen and the sweet little nugget – went to the St. Charles, Missouri Christmas Traditions event one afternoon.  My son was a bit nonchalant about the whole thing while the rest … Continue reading

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Sleep in heavenly peace…

I could easily have put him in his crib when he fell asleep in my arms but I wanted to absorb every single moment of time I had with him.  There is nothing in this world so precious as a … Continue reading

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Bat Nana and Bat Grandson

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There’s a new Houdini in town

Nothing like being roused from slumber by an early morning phone call from two anxious parents.  Seems little man was very very busy and managed to climb out of his crib.  Unfortunately he didn’t stick his landing too well and … Continue reading

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Life and Stuff

I’ve had a lot going on lately.  Some of it has been stressful, some ongoing and painful and some was so what I needed.  I won’t bore you with the first two categories; they have and will continue (hopefully not … Continue reading

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Fishing for Father’s Day

On our road trip we came across the Hoover Mudflats boardwalk in Galena, Ohio where we stopped to explore.  It apparently is a popular fishing spot as we saw several people coming and going laden with chairs, rods and bait.  … Continue reading

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Nana strikes again!

The six of us (me, son, daughter in law, grandson #1, granddaughter and grandson #2) went to Denny’s for breakfast because someone was seriously craving some sausage, eggs and pancakes.  That person shall remain nameless but I bet you can … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

Did you know that UPS delivers babies now? Fancy that!  But really, I am back (although not quite organized yet – the email I have to sort through is unreal) and missing the family greatly.  Especially this sweet little four … Continue reading

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Happy and Melancholy

This weekend has been very busy around Casa de Dashfield.  DH celebrated another trip around the sun which we celebrated by taking him out to dinner at his favorite restaurant and surprising him with a birthday cake – and no … Continue reading

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