Sunday, March 22, 2015

drama in Rockville

Our granddaughter Sofia (15) drew this picture of Jim and I .Isn't 
it adorable! She made us look so cute and drew her favorite
parts of our yard around the borders.

you can find all kinds of drama in Rockville most of it the good kind, like why I came to 
Maryland to visit! 
I missed Annika's little drama by a few days
she was in a play called "Coffee House".
I heard she did an awesome job and had an awesome hat.
This next week-end Sofia, Annika and Jon will all perform on stage, drama of the best kind.
I usually miss most of the Romero's performances because of our distance
away from each other so I've enjoyed seeing
some of their many talents.
I got to watch Cozy dance in her hip hop class
which was a hoot!
Last night we attended a community rendition of "Swan Lake" with three
of their friends in it.
What talent! 
I'm always amazed at how my amazing daughters
juggle their awesome families
in this fast pace world.
The children are all involved in such wonderful pursuits but yet take time for the
most important things.
Tommy is ten months old now, exploring everything he can open. I love to see
his face light up when he see's his 16 year old brother Anthony. He knows he's going to
get a shoulder ride or run as it
usually turns out. All the children fight over
As usual I am humbled with love for my sweet grandchildren and so thank-ful
I got to visit.
Lia and I hope to get some painting done this next week, samples are already on the wall.
Different shades of gray.

The words "Hold them close" keep coming to 
my mind lately. We had alittle scare with the
"C" word last month. Our daughter Sarah had a mole removed that was diagnosed melanoma. After a few scary days we found
all was well, it wasn't even stage one yet.
Hold them close!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

this isn't facebook!I

I need to start blogging again! I find it so much faster to write a little blurp
on facebook and then
I made a facebook book for the last four 
years and it was really fast and easy.
But, this is more of a journel for me and I feel drawn to write.
In February I got to go to Salt Lake City, Utah to what they call "Rootstech". This
year I rented a mini-van and took four people with me, three of them teen-agers.
We had a great time (girls trip!) and I knew it was good when I heard the girls say
"we've got to go next year and bring more friends!"
I didn't make it to as many classes (too busy finding places to take naps!) but, I enjoyed all the  special speakers and concerts at night.
Got to hear Laura Bush, Donny Osmond and the CEO of Family I figured my part was to get the girls there and make sure I brought
them home to their parents.
I loved our time on Temple Square and am always so joyful to feel the spirit
and see the temple.

I'm so thank-ful  and proud to be a member of the Church of
Jesus Christ of Later-Day Saints.

In concert with Alex Boye

My granddaughter Maddy and I

Sunday, November 2, 2014

lions , and tigers and bears oh my!

I cannot tell a lie.....Halloween has never been
a favorite holiday of mine.
I love watching the children have fun but I'm afraid that's as far as I go!
We never have trick or treaters, since were at
the end of the road , so imagine my
horror when at 9:00 my manly man comes in and says we have two children here!
Lo and behold it was our two grandchildren from Oregon! I was SO surprised! Pleasantly surprised!
I'll post a few photo's of some of the grandchildren
in holiday costumes!
Here's Britton, Nora, Lucy and John

This is my daughter Sarah and her family (their all super heros.)

sisters Rachel and her sidekick Lilly.
Pretty cute!!


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Are we through yet?

I know....every year I complain about
I'm ready for the canning season to be over!
I did insist on the applesauce since we ran out last year!
We spent a fun morning together bonding over
Grape juice is made, salsa, lots of canned beans!
Bring on the famine!
We did have a bounteous garden and that
I am thank-ful for!