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Fallen Heroes

This Memorial Day finds me having taken not my usual one, but two, bouquets of flowers out to Tahoma National Cemetery. The first for my father who has been there since the cemetery opened in 1997 and...

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Vacation

I'm off to visit my Navy son and his family in Virginia. I go there twice a year, in June and November for my grandsons' birthdays.We will be accepting orders during this time (June 14th thru the 23rd)...

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Heading into Fall

Well, the rains have started in the Northwest. We had a glorious spring and summer, the best I have ever seen in the forty plus years I have been here. So now it's time to pay the piper for our...

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Fall Vacation

On November 20th I'm off to visit my Navy son and his family in Virginia for my semi-annual visit. My grandson, Tyler, is turning 13 on Thanksgiving.We will be accepting orders during this time...

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A Bittersweet Return

I'm back from vacation. It was a fun time, but bittersweet. My son has orders to return to the Persian Gulf - Iraq, but will probably be diverted to Afghanistan. I won't see him for at least a year,...

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CHA and Across Time and the Atlantic Ocean

I'm off on Saturday to attend the winter Craft and Hobby Show in Anahem. We will be accepting orders during this time (January 22 to January 28th) but not processing them until I return. Then I will...

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Card Making Day at Fort Lewis

Well, it's actually now called Joint Base McCord-Lewis, but anyway, a group of us got together for Operation Write Home yesterday afternoon at the Greenwood Community Center to make cards. Coordinated...

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The Good and the Not So Good

The vacation was great. I took my grandson Jason to Washington DC for his high school graduation present. We had a lot of fun. Our favorite parts were the Museum of Natural History - that's Jason's...

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The Red Poppy Lady

As I walked into the grocery store yesterday I stopped to donate to the VFW and get my red poppy, I chatted briefly with the elderly lady handing them out, telling her my father, late husband and my...

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Taking a Break

I'm off this coming week to Virginia to help out my daughter-in-law. She's having surgery and, with my son in Afghanistan and a house full of rowdy boys, she needs all the help she can get. Hopefully...

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Fallen Heroes

This Memorial Day finds me having taken not my usual one, but two, bouquets of flowers out to Tahoma National Cemetery. The first for my father who has been there since the cemetery opened in 1997 and...

View Article

Vacation

I'm off to visit my Navy son and his family in Virginia. I go there twice a year, in June and November for my grandsons' birthdays.We will be accepting orders during this time (June 14th thru the 23rd)...

View Article

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Clik here to view.

Heading into Fall

Well, the rains have started in the Northwest. We had a glorious spring and summer, the best I have ever seen in the forty plus years I have been here. So now it's time to pay the piper for our...

View Article


Fall Vacation

On November 20th I'm off to visit my Navy son and his family in Virginia for my semi-annual visit. My grandson, Tyler, is turning 13 on Thanksgiving.We will be accepting orders during this time...

View Article

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Clik here to view.

A Bittersweet Return

I'm back from vacation. It was a fun time, but bittersweet. My son has orders to return to the Persian Gulf - Iraq, but will probably be diverted to Afghanistan. I won't see him for at least a year,...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

CHA and Across Time and the Atlantic Ocean

I'm off on Saturday to attend the winter Craft and Hobby Show in Anahem. We will be accepting orders during this time (January 22 to January 28th) but not processing them until I return. Then I will...

View Article

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Clik here to view.

Card Making Day at Fort Lewis

Well, it's actually now called Joint Base McCord-Lewis, but anyway, a group of us got together for Operation Write Home yesterday afternoon at the Greenwood Community Center to make cards. Coordinated...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Good and the Not So Good

The vacation was great. I took my grandson Jason to Washington DC for his high school graduation present. We had a lot of fun. Our favorite parts were the Museum of Natural History - that's Jason's...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Red Poppy Lady

As I walked into the grocery store yesterday I stopped to donate to the VFW and get my red poppy, I chatted briefly with the elderly lady handing them out, telling her my father, late husband and my...

View Article

Taking a Break

I'm off this coming week to Virginia to help out my daughter-in-law. She's having surgery and, with my son in Afghanistan and a house full of rowdy boys, she needs all the help she can get. Hopefully...

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