Category Archives: Random

Eloise Robinson Powell was a woman of substance


“Eloise Powell was a very special person, she was successful in every aspect of life, and she was a Godly woman who loved her family with every ounce of her being.”  ——– from obituary September 06, 2022 My daddy Glenn … Continue reading

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setting boundaries with Molly


Family times on our screened porch this summer have been far and few between, as my cousin Martin used to say, but Labor Day weekend Number One Son Drew brought his two daughters almost 3 year old Ella and 7 … Continue reading

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2022: the Year in Review (well, so far)


Let’s rap. Two thousand twenty-two, I’m worried now ’bout you. You’re two-thirds done and not too fun. so where the heck have you gone? (rhythm band in background doing their best to find one) A new war in Ukraine with … Continue reading

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Pretty’s advice to her younger self


“If you could go back to that 34 year old attorney from Vermont beginning the first of 48 years as a United States Senator, would you have any advice for him?” asked Robert Costa during his CBS Sunday Morning interview … Continue reading

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kids say the darndest things (part 2)…


For example, this conversation took place between Naynay (the name my granddaughter gave me) and our almost three year old granddaughter Ella near the end of a two hour ride in the Grannymobile on our way this past May to … Continue reading

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The In-Between Years


This post was originally made on December 31, 2012 – many of you might have missed it, and others will be reminded perhaps of what you were feeling on that New Year’s Eve almost ten years ago when you read … Continue reading

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anytime, anywhere


just another pain to manage, just another tear to cry just another pain to manage, just another empty lie

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Still I Rise by Maya Angelou (1928-2014)


You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may tread me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you?Why are you beset with gloom?‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wellsPumping … Continue reading

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I hope you dance


I hope you never lose your sense of wonder,You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger,May you never take one single breath for granted,God forbid love ever leave you empty handed,I hope you still feel small when … Continue reading

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make a wish – then blow


granddaughter Ella clutches dandelion at Eudora Farms No matter her new flower discovery at age 2 1/2 years was actually a weed whose fluffy top took flight when she followed her Aunt Kaka’s admonition to “Make a wish, then blow.” … Continue reading

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