Loss and More Loss

First it was my 63 year old sister, Mary. She died September 3, 2012 after three weeks in the hospital when her comprised lungs from COPD couldn’t fight off pneumonia. Three weeks later, my 95-year old mother died of pneumonia after a week long illness. We returned from Ireland a …

Hydrangeas in Bloom

I was out in the yard taking a video of our yard before we move. The mophead hydrangeas on the side of the house which we cannot see are fabulous this year. Too bad the only window on the north side of the house is frosted. Good thing I walked …

Where We Come From

We are sitting in the Genealogy Archives at the Washington Memorial Library in Macon. It is our first visit after hearing about the great resources at the last meeting of the Central Georgia Genealogical Society. The building was completed in 1923 but dedicated two years later when they had enough …

April Travels

April seems to be flying back. First, I attended the state convention of AAUW Georgia the first weekend. We flew to Baltimore to visit family, the daughters in Alexandria and my parents in Baltimore the next week. ¬†The parents celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary April 7. What a very long …

Anniversary

Where did the 29 years go? We celebrate another anniversary on January 16. It is great to be married to a man who supports my passions and hobbies and has an enthusiasm for travel, books, and politics like I do.

Baltimore and Back

We took a week long trip to visit my parents and Dan’s daughters in September. Dan stayed with his daughter while I met my older sister in Baltimore. It was a good visit. We stayed in one of the guest rooms at Charlestown so we got a taste of retirement …

Family Visit

It is not often we get family coming for a visit so we were pleased that Kaye, Dan’s niece, came for her spring break. Duluth, Minnesota is a long way from Middle Georgia so we had to show her the sights. We visited the Big Peach Antique Mall, the Museum …