Thankgiving & Christmas 2016

Not all of our kids were able to come for Thanksgiving. Our Houston kids could not make it this year for Thanksgiving, but our Daughter and her boy fried made it from Kansas. She wont be able to come for Christmas so we celebrated it with her the day after Thanksgiving. It is always so much fun to pass out presents when our grandkids or here to do it with us.
Since we were only to exchange gifts with my daughter and Brian and them with us and the boys. My grandkids were so navyexcited though they had gotten me a present even though they were not supposed to. I opened it and it was a US Navy Christmas ornament. I let them hang it on the tree. They were so excited and found the perfect place to hang it

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The Egg Mazing

Just in time for Easter

My son’s friend Scott invented this product and he is trying to get it established. Also my son has filmed this short commercial staring my grandson and Scott as a rabbit. This is just one of many short commercials that has been filmed.

November 16, a special day.

On this day 97 years ago my sweet mother was born. November 16 1919. She was a young 27 years old when she had me. She had already lost one boy at birth, then had two girls, then me. I loved her so, she was so fun to be around and I would get so tickled at her when she would catch more fish than dad even though they were fishing in the same place and with the same bait.

She worked in a beauty salon and I would go help her clean up after the day. I remember one day she set me down in one of the chairs and gave me a perm. I looked so funny in curly hair and I had a hard time at school trying to explain to the other kids what happened. Why it worked I don’t know but I finally told them that I went to sleep and when I woke up it was curly. It must have worked for they quit teasing me.

The last 16 years of her life, she lived with a stroke. she could not talk or walk any more. She would get aggravated when she could not get something across, but we would work with her until we figured out what she was saying. She lived with us for a while and my kids would work with her. They kept asking her to say hippopotamus, she would finally get it out. I know she is in Heaven with our Lord and is surrounded with all of her loved ones who went before and after her. I just want to say Happy Birthday to her. Also that I will see her again some day.

 

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Veterans day 2016

I would like to say thank you to all the military men and women now serving, and to all who have served to keep us free.

I was very moved last night when we were invited to go to a Veterans day program at my grandsons grade school. All the froth graders were on stage singing and paying tribute to their veteran family members thatimg_3225 img_3249 were there. At the end of the program the teacher call up each branch of the service separately. We would come up front and stand with our child, he or she would then tell the audience what branch we were in and how long we served.

I am very proud to have served my country even though at the time the Vietnam war was being protested. I have loved my country even though some people have made us a laughing stock. Sure people our not happy about who was elected, but come off it. We would have people up set no matter what. That does not mean we should throw fits and tear up other peoples property. But that is what is great about the good old USA. We have the freedom to be upset. On the other hand we can worship our God even though the government is trying their best to take Him out of every thing. These children said the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and they said one Nation Under God with the pride that all of us should have.

I just hope and pray that all Americans would stop taking our country for granite and realize how great we have it here.