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Mac, Jak and Bubby — Bloggy nicknames of Gramma's stars (children of Megan and Preston)



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    Where Grandma's at and GRAND Social No. 113 link party

    Where Grandma's at

    I'll give you three hints about where you'll find this grandma today:


    three week old baby 

    Two and...

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    Whistlin' pixie: Why Grandma loves technology

    In yet another edition of Why This Long-Distance Grandma Loves Technology, consider this:

    whistling baby

    Without the...

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    Impromptu house concert

    Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when you're listening. Playing the piano allows you to do both at the same time. —Kelsey Grammer

    home concert

    My Aunt Darlene, an...

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    Big baby

    Happy birthday to our baby girl, who is — gah! — twenty-nine today!

     birthday picture

    We love you, Andie!

    Today's question:

    When did you feel like your youngest was all grown up?


    Who are you? Naming extended extended family 

    I hosted a family gathering at my house over the holiday weekend, in celebration of my Aunt Darlene and Uncle Mac visiting from North Carolina.

     aunt and uncle

    Traveling with my aunt and uncle on...

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    Back to business and GRAND Social No. 112 link party

    Back to business

    I hope your Fourth of July was fabulous. (That goes even for those who are not U.S. residents, as you still had a fourth of July albeit not an Independence Day Fourth of July.)

    As you can see, my grandsons certainly enjoyed their holiday celebrations:

    grandsons Fourth of July

    I, too, had a...

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    Independence Day wishes

    Happy Fourth of July!

    Fourth of July vintage postcard


    4 things that make the Fourth of July

    For some, it's baseball, hot dogs and apple pie that mark the fourth day of July as, well, the Fourth of July. And, of course, there's the fireworks, American flag and patriotism that most of us could never do without. 

     bowlful of cherries

    For me, though, there are four more things that, without them, it simply...

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