We’ve had a tough week

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It started out great. My adopted daughter from India, Monique, and her family came to Minnesota and we all met at son, Bill's on Sunday for a family get-together. For a change, it wasn't...

Things got a little nuts around here

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Unfortunately, my handicapped, adopted son, Javid, developed a bone infection from a pressure sore he's been fighting for some time. He was in the ICU for a while, on IV antibiotics and was recently...

We’ve finally got spring. Again.

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After seemingly a month's worth of cloudy, cool days and rain, it is finally starting to feel more like May. My daffodils are going totally crazy. The first ones I planted have multiplied and...

We all had a very happy Mother’s Day

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As in our past, which has now become a family tradition, we spent the morning of Mother's Day at Byrnes Greenhouse in Zim, Minnesota. We meet up and visit while picking out a cartload...

We had a nice family get together on Sunday

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Our family was unable to have Easter dinner together, due to their other family obligations, so we set Sunday as our unofficial Easter dinner. Granddaughter, Ava's pony, Whinny, and our burro, Crystal, also badly...