Love it that my grandkids like to have sleepovers at Gramaw's! They like it so much, they even wrote and performed this song/dance for us!
I present to you The GrayRockers, with their original "Sleepover Time."
I promise you...this is the cutest thing you'll see all day!
My 22-month-old granddaughter Lucy's rendition of an erupting volcano.
Guaranteed to put a smile on your face this Valentine's Day!
These two have certainly brightened our world and made everything merrier since God brought them into our lives and hearts 5 years ago.
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No, this is not a post about Kim's snoring.
Although there are times when he could win a competition with a chainsaw.
(Actually, he rarely snores any more...we discovered a nearly miraculous device that's helped tremendously, but that's another post for another day...)........
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Here's your trivia question for the day...What is a large group of parrots called? I had no idea...it's called a "pandemonium"! Crazy! I tried posting this video yesterday of the clay lick we hiked to in Peru, but the website got all wonky and I got frustrated and removed it. So thought I'd try it again, all by its lonesome. Enjoy the pandemonium!
We started in September...I had wanted to do a children's Christmas musical at our church last year, but my health got in the way. So this was the year...14 of the sweetest, most talented children that you will ever meet just happen to attend our church, and they made their director (that's me in the back...the one with the crazy hair...guess I was a bit "harried" that day...) VERY PROUD!
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Christmas brings out the reminiscing in me...thought I'd republish this post and video from a few years back (2010), of Mama sharing her Carolina childhood Christmas memories...back when life was harder but in many ways a whole lot simpler. ENJOY!
Mama has some special memories of Christmas as she was growing up in North Carolina in the 1940's and '50's. Her family may not have had much money, but there was plenty of love to go around and magical memories for a little girl!
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(As we celebrate Dad's life the next few days, I am re-posting this interview I did with him 6 years ago when dementia was beginning to get a grip on him. I did not want these stories to be lost! Enjoy!)
originally posted February 2, 2009
If only these shoes could talk! Dad wore these boxing shoes as he danced around the ring, delivering knock-out blows to many of his opponents.
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