Tag Archives: Grandparents

Blogger’s Block

During the nine and a half years I have been blogging, there were a handful of times that I claimed to suffer from “Blogger’s Block.”  Those proclamations were usually followed by my getting energized and becoming a “Prolific Blogger”. I … Continue reading

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Yup, Magical

It has been just over 24 hours since our first grandchild came into this world. Magical. Adeline Louise, 8lbs, 20 inches and cute as can be. For all my “Mountie” friends, the late Msgr. Robert Kline would have said, “Now, that’s … Continue reading

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Assigning Roles

This week provided us with a glimpse of what to expect next in this crazy adventure we call parenting. We learned that the baby  our daughter Elissa (aka Jelly)  is carrying (via her husband, Cole)  is conclusively female, so now we can … Continue reading

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No Nuggets

Today we experienced the next step of understanding what it means to be a grandparent. We have conclusive proof as the baby has no “nuggets,” so “SHE” it is! Cole contributed to our family tradition of girls, girls, girls. Halfway … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

One way to think about our lives is to break our years down into chapters.  Looking back, most of us will see happy chapters, sad chapters, challenging chapters and if we are honest, chapters we wish could have been left … Continue reading

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