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Martha: Missed Career as a Radio Actress

A couple of weeks back, our local OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learner Institute) held the annual end of the year "Picnic" and General Meeting. A lovely Picnic, held indoors with AC and no ants or other wildlife. The menu included bar-b-que, potato salad and desserts. But,...

Wedding

Over the weekend of September 17, my brother-in-law, Chuck tied the knot with Ellie on Block Island (RI). Of course, feeding the new spouse wedding cake continues to be quite the event! Quick, but fun weekend seeing a place, visiting with family and of course,...

Sleepy Claw

Aren't smart phones like the iPhone or Droid neat? Kevin sends us the "Picture of the Day" from his iPhone several times a week. When we were up in Birmingham last week we noticed that Genevieve works hard to free her hands before she settles in to sleep. Hence, "The...

Four Generations

I hope Genevieve will know all four generations: Martha (great-grandmother), me (grandmother, Martha's oldest), Marie (mother and my daughter) and of course, Genevieve. My grandmother (Martha's mother) was really big on multigenerational photos -- so we are carrying...
Christmas in Florida

Christmas in Florida

BlogThe "boys" got a little crazy on Christmas Day. Sad to say "2 hour delivery" was not available on Christmas Day....

It must be time to post something new

I notice that most of my recent posting are pictures - pictures of Lily mostly. Amazingly, I'm really tickled to be a grandmother. Who'd a thunk it? But, there's been so much going on of late, that I don't take the time to write much down. Today a tornado ripped...

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A Saturday afternoon

A Saturday afternoon

Saturday afternoon: spent with David, Michelle and Lily. Got to try out the Wii, play with the baby girl and try Bison Short Ribs at Ted's Montana Grille. Oh, and see Kevin and Marie when they came by to get the top of the wedding cake to celebrate their first...

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BragBook pages

BragBook pages

The bug really bit me on these little bragbook size scrapbook pages -- The book fits in my purse so I can show off to anyone who will look. So, I'm adding more pages in hope that I'll have enough for creating Christmas gifts. Nicol Family

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Small Scrapbook pages

Small Scrapbook pages

I'm trying to put this year in perspective - it's not over, but it's been quite eventful: 2 weddings, a funeral, sick in bed for a week, a new PhD in the family and my first grandchild... just to name a few things. So - I'm trying to summarize in graphic art (inspired...

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