Category Archives: nostalgia

Daily Drudgery


Daily drugery is my worst enemy.  Filing?  Hate it with a passion–it has to be my least favorite job, and my desk can attribute to that.  Paying bills?  Right above Filing.  I’m pretty sure I’m not alone in this, because … Continue reading

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Who Would Want to Read Your Blog?


Yesterday evening I sat down to go through my blog reader, but before I clicked on that I had a look at the stats page.  I was excited to see so many countries on there and made a comment to … Continue reading

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Never Ending Driving Stories


I know I’m posting a bit for today, but I missed a couple of days with a lot of stuff on my mind.  This is mostly because I’ve been irritated by the men in my life, and have been just … Continue reading

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A Birthday Wish for a Parkinsons Patient…


In one of my flower posts I mentioned how we touch people with our lives, sometimes without even realizing it.  There are some people who come into our lives, and they have such a profound effect on us that we … Continue reading

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Shining Through


Trainswhistle had a blog not too long ago about her grandmother’s lilacs.  After reading her beautiful post, I found myself wondering if my lilacs were blooming, so I went out to see.  I was disappointed to see not only the … Continue reading

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Floral Fridays Week 2


“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” Marcus Aurelius Pink Clover Lilly of the Valley Rhododendron Buttercups Pansies Red Rose Purple Iris

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Punchbowl Crater


Punchbowl Crater, or Hawaiian National Cemetery is the last place we toured.  My husband and I had been there 13 years before to lay flowers on my maternal Grandfather’s grave.  We decided to repeat the performance with the boys this … Continue reading

Posted in aging, faith, Family, Hawaii, Hawaiian National Cemetery, memorials, Mom of Special Needs Kids, Mothers of Multiples, nostalgia, Oahu, Pacific Theater, Pacific War, parenting, Post of the Day, postaday, Punchbowl Crater, Soldiers, Sons, Teens, travel, vacation, Waikiki Beach, WWII | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments