Category Archives: Remembrance

Foreshadowing

A little over ten years ago, Papa and Granny Grant (my husband’s grandparents) gave us an Easter Lily to mark the birth of our first child. The occasion was even more special because our daughter was born on Granny Grant’s … Continue reading

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The significance of scars

In so many ways, the Bible is like a great movie – Despicable Me 2, Frozen. (Can you tell what’s popular in our house right now?) Before you think I’m a nut job, hear me out. I’ve seen Despicable Me … Continue reading

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Are Game Boys considered antiques yet?

My husband and I watched Sleepless in Seattle with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks last night. I had forgotten what a great movie it is! There were a few items in the movie that unleashed a whole string of “Do … Continue reading

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Always love

I know, even as I write this first sentence, that I will not make it through this post dry-eyed. The closing on my grandparents’ home takes place on Friday. After 47 years, the yellow house on Springwater Drive won’t be … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

When I was in school, we had to recite this poem by Canadian poet John McCrae. Even now, many years later, the first two lines still come unbidden each Memorial Day. In honor of our fallen soldiers and those still … Continue reading

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