Category Archives: sister

I’m Organizing and Cleaning and Rearranging

This particular project has been going on forever.  There have been weeks — no, months — when it felt that I was not making any progress at all.  I’ve been slowed down repeatedly by jobs, family and other obligations — … Continue reading

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A Sad Anniversary

My sister died two years ago today.  For some reason, the anniversary is bothering much more this year than it did last year.  Maybe because I expected to be really torn up last year, so I faced it head on and this … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, gratitude, grief, kindness, sister, teresa

Making it my own!

My sister, mother, niece and I all went shopping to this wonderful place — Old Town Spring — on one of my recent visits to my sister’s house. There was a shop there that I totally fell in love with. … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, mom, niece, sister, wreath

Thank You, Charmaine!

I’ve shown you the photo I took of my son and father before. Now, you get to see it with the painting my wonderful, talented sister-in-law Charmaine painted for me. I’m just in awe over her talent! You should see … Continue reading

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Now and This Week

I’m going to be out of town at the end of the week so I’ll be posting my photo of the week early. I’m going to the Houston Quilt Festival! I’ve got a lot of things to do before I … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week 26 of 39 — Still Life

I took this photo at my sister’s house last month. She and her family have just moved back to Texas. Hurray! I get to see them now more than once a year. This photo was taken during some of the … Continue reading

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I accidentally posted on my nephew’s blog earlier. I don’t know exactly how I did it. I had logged onto my blog to post on one of my sister’s laptops. I wrote my post and then clicked “publish post”. It … Continue reading

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Photo of the week 13 of 39 — Nostalgia

I had a lot of ideas for the theme this week. I was leaning toward taking a photo of board games. I miss playing board games and whenever I happen to see them in the toy isles of some store, … Continue reading

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