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Living out love, lighting up a life

by patricia

My grandson, Kelo, who has cerebral palsy, recently underwent double hip surgery, and has shown amazing resilience as he moved out of the most painful part of his recovery. On Sunday, my husband and I had his younger sister, Bella, over for a few hours, giving Kelo and his mom some precious one-on-one time; it […]

To everything there is a season

by patricia

It was a glorious weekend to be at the cabin. The fall colors were brilliant, the air crisp and clean and the company unbeatable. At a farmer’s market with my daughter, granddaughter and grand-puppy, I reveled in the colorful abundance of onions, potatoes, carrots, apples and more piled high around us, while marking the blessing […]

A bucket list and a pot of gold

by patricia

After my children left home, it was an appropriate time to do something just for me. One thing that had always been on my bucket list was to own a red convertible — so I went out and bought one! And for the next nine years or so, I loved every minute of owning that […]

The beauty of celebrating Bella

by patricia

The beauty of celebrating Bella My little granddaughter, Bella, will be 4 years old soon, and of course we will celebrate — cake, presents, the whole works. Birthdays are a natural occasion to reflect on the gift of life, the indescribable blessings we know as family members and friends. And so it is with my […]

Grandparent blog

by patricia

With Grandparents Day approaching, grandchildren and their parents are thinking about ways to show appreciation for the important role such grand people play in their lives. And that is as it should be — I know that I am forever grateful for the relationship my children enjoyed with their grandparents. It is so important to […]

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