Category Archives: Family

Marvelous Muriwai

Batty had a college roommate, a very good friend, visiting from the US for a few weeks, and one of the places she wanted to share with her was my favorite beach in the area, near the community of Muriwai … Continue reading

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Bare-Bottom Baby Boogie

The Sprout loves music, too! (Photo by Batty (The Sprout’s mom)

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Many merry marchers

We were among the more than 12,000 people who participated in the Women’s March through downtown Omaha yesterday. What an exciting experience!

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My post with the photo of my Jack-O’-Lantern for this year is late, but rest assured that it was ready and on display in time for the young neighborhood Hallowe’en trick-or-treaters. And, on another note, I am happy to report … Continue reading

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I’m sharing my spare time between experiences at the cabin and those that I enjoyed in Florida, and I’d like to digress from tropical subjects to a more contemplative one that came to me just a couple of days before … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

Here’s a wish for a happy mother’s day for all of you.  Here’s a favorite photo of mine that I made back in 2005, when she was 95.  She had a special place in her heart for animals of all … Continue reading

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We’ve been in New Zealand for two weeks now, and I am delighted to report a new arrival in the family.  Batty has brought into the world our second granddaughter and so Squiddy’s daughter (The Elf) now has a new … Continue reading

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