Archive for the 'Family' Category

Happy Holidays Mike and Della!

The Holiday season often puts me in contact with friends that I have long lost contact with.  The other day I saw a facebook post from Mike McGill, one of my oldest friends.  Back in the day (way back in the day) we swapped firefighting stories, went on search and rescue adventure training, and had […]

Happy Birthday Mom!!! I Love you!

Today isn’t just Thanksgiving, it’s also Hanukkah, holidays to many people around the world.  It also happens to be my Mom’s Birthday.  I want to wish my Mother a very happy birthday today.  Mom is spending the day with family and she always gives so much of herself.  She is currently caring for Aunt Julia who needs 24/7 care due to […]

Aunt Julia B. Thanks All Who Have Prayed For Her

My visit with Aunt Julia (Jude for some) was very pleasant this afternoon.  She was very spry and talkative today I watched her eat her entire dinner and she is doing wonderful.  She is very thankful for all the prayers that everyone has offered for her and is thankful for every moment she’s alive.  She […]

Passing of Uncle Frank

It is with great sadness today that I am posting them uncle Frank passed away after an illness around 3 PM yesterday afternoon. Our family reunion for 2012 has been canceled please keep our family and friends in prayer as a travel to Valdosta Georgia. I planned to take vacation time to be around for […]

Birthday Was Wonderful! So was Father’s Day

I had a wonderful lunch at the Queen of Sheba with my Mother.  They are an African restaurant that serves authentic Ethiopian food. The food there is very healthy consisting of very lean meats and highly spiced and fragrant vegetables served on a plate that is covered with Injara bread that becomes your fork, if […]

Loving my new job… tomorrow is my Birthday… sigh

I am off weekends now… sooner or later this mess of a house will get cleaned.  Well maybe later than sooner.  I’ve been conquering the mountain of dirty laundry… trying to figure out what’s in fridge that died… and keep the three kitty monsters happy.   Anyhow… tomorrow is my Birthday.  Usually I don’t look […]

Getting Ready for the Family Reunion

It’s getting closer and closer… My birthday will be the weekend before … reunion will be the next weekend.  I am in some ways excited about the reunion… and in some ways feeling strange because we are nowhere near close to being ready for it. My Aunt Julia B. is the host for it this […]

Famly is Family

Family is Family no matter what. The older I get the more I realize it. Our time on earth is short, celebrate every excuse we have to celebrate, birthdays, Christmas, whatever. Every day is a GIFT! Love them like you may lose them tomorrow… life is just too short. Tara Raye (cousin), Me, Aunt Grace, […]

Cody Comes Home Today

My little cousin Cody gets to come home today, his scoliosis surgery was a success… and he will get to come home, still got a long hard journey to go through to heal.  As always, prayers for speedy healing and no pain.

Passing of Aunt Ruby

August 8, 1919 – May 16, 2010   My Dear Aunt Ruby passed away today, I will miss her terribly.  This came unexpectedly before the family reunion.  Please keep our family in your thoughts and prayers as they travel to pay their respects to this beautiful person. For everyone that has a treasured elderly person […]