Category Archives: Memories

Grandparenting 101, cont.

Day One (Friday, May 9) A four-hour drive to Brooklyn that included a 10-mile backup in CT on Rte. 95 to visit son, Koji, Maiga (my DIL), and grandson, Sean, now 16 months old already.  After a Mother’s Day lunch, … Continue reading

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Visiting the Old Folk

              Little treasures come to visit, Four and two and one. Energy abounding constant, Forts to build, such fun!                     Dyeing colored eggs for Easter … Continue reading

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Grandchildren Say the Darndest Things

4-yr-old Max to me, “I love making you laugh, Grandmummy!”  And he succeeded when he visited us last June. In fact, I just came across a notebook of his “pearls.”  I would love to hear some treasures your grandchildren have … Continue reading

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Ouch and Gummy

In just 9 weeks since my last visit to see the grandkids, Max’s (age 4) vocabulary has grown exponentially, and he now supplements verbal expression with his hands. One of my favorites was sitting with him first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Methuselah in Reverse

A friend recently pointed out that the first ten photos from Tom Hussey’s Mirror Series reminded her of my Dad’s poem, below, from my post, Senior Situations.  Please take the time to enjoy Hussey’s artistic and poignant shots.  You will … Continue reading

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Good-bye, my treasured friend…

Easy to say “age with class” when you’re healthy, but how about when you’re not? Eve, a dear friend, passed away last June 30 at 1:30 p.m. — on John and her 12th wedding anniversary, at the very hour they … Continue reading

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