Posts tagged with: Family
I'm so sorry we are just posting now. I know that worries people. To be honest we...Read More >>
My Favorite Things With My Daddy
By Gwendolyn Strong, age 3 1/2 (translation assistance by Mommy)
My favorite things to do with my Daddy are
swinging on the swings
going on walks
reading books together
I love my Daddy.
Happy Father's Day to the best father in the entire universe!Read More >>
And BONUS -- he gave me this wonderful, intelligent, amazing, and funny little girl!Read More >>
What an awesome Easter! Easter egg decorating, playing, more playing. A Gramma slumber party. Easter egg hunting, Easter basket opening, more Easter basket opening, more Easter egg basket opening, more Easter basket opening. A beautiful walk to the park, a swing on the swings, a meeting with...Read More >>
Harry Reese Gillespie
June 27, 1905 - March 30, 2011
My grandfather Harry passed away this week and I am devastated. He was 105 years old and while I know this is the normal course of life, this is an enormous loss for me and anyone who knew him. He was kind, thoughtful, generous, insightful and has...Read More >>
Firstly, thank you all so much for the many birthday wishes. You really made me feel special and cared for -- and your messages, cards, and Facebook posts meant a lot to me (although Bill said I was clogging up his fb feed )!!! I have to say that this may have been the best birthday ever.
Bill...Read More >>
I got this idea from my always creative friend Sarah and I love it! I always find myself reflective when the New Year arrives -- looking back to learn and grow and just to be amazed at our baby becoming a young lady. I have had so much fun going through all the 7,800,523+ photos we took throughout...Read More >>
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We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. ~Thornton Wilder
We have had a lovely long Thanksgiving -- a quiet, simple, fun family weekend. And it feels so good! And throughout it all, we were especially conscious of our many blessings! I know we...Read More >>
Where do we even begin... Disneyland was an absolutely amazing experience for Gwendolyn (and us, too)!!! To see the imaginative world through the eyes of your child is incredible...for any parent...and for us, well, it was everything -- surreal!!!
There isn't really a ONE thing that stands out as...Read More >>
I have the best husband ever! And Gwendolyn has the best Daddy! I know, I know...I am completely and totally biased. But this weekend was so beyond wonderful because of him, his thoughtfulness, his sensitivity, his gratitude for his two girls and well, my heart is exploding with so much gratitude...Read More >>
We had so much fun visiting with my sister, brother-in-law, and nephews...and Grandpa came over, too. They are the best and there is nothing like laughing the night away with them. And Gwendolyn loves being read to, smothered with hugs and cuddles, kissed, tickled, and taken on fun adventures with...Read More >>
I'm in Mississippi. Yes, M.I.S.S.I.S.S.I.P.P.I. -- the land of quadruple i's and s's and home to Grandpa Harry. My grandpa...my 105 year old grandpa! 1.0.5!!! This was a last minute trip, spur of the moment, as in I booked it and got on a plane in a matter of days. Harry is okay -- I just missed...Read More >>
You are the best. No really...the cream of the crop. And you are all mine!
You always tell me how lucky you are to have me as your little girl -- well, I am so lucky to have you as my Daddy!
From the moment I was even just a thought, I became the most important focus of your life.
You were...Read More >>