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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

What's New in July 2014

Not sure how much info to post on this blog as it is wide open to the Universe, so let me just say "Congratulations" twice and once more and "my Condolences" once.

Two couples tied the knot on the same day.
Four people began a journey that will hopefully last a lifetime.
And one young lady had her writing published (twice this year so far) and no it's not me.
She is still in School, although I will give you a little hint.
She too, has a blog and you can find the link in the sidebar.
And a few days before one special man finished his journey.
I am sure there are many more reasons to celebrate and reflect
and even grieve within our extended family
However, these are a few I have chosen to document.

Since I created this Blog I have struggled with the content.
Should it be
**a glorified facebook page for ranting and raving
**a calendar of events
**my space to journal about our family's life events
**a way to connect the family in a non-invasive way
**and list goes on and on in my head.

However, the main purpose of this blog is a "catch basin"
A place to go to to find the blogs our family members have.
At present the list is fairly short.
But if you know of another,
leave a comment and their blog address and I will add it to the sidebar.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Mosquito Repellent Plants Mosquito Repellent Plants

Came across this article and thought....hmmm ...Most everyone in the family could use this info
here's the link

And here the short list
 Ageratum or Floss Flower
Cadaga Tree
Citronella Grass:
Clove Tree
Horsemint or Lemon Beebalm
Lemon Balm
Be sure to check out the link at the top of the page for more detailed info on this subject.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Montana 1 a Winter Wetlands, Missouri Headwaters State Park, T...

Montana 1 a Winter Wetlands, Missouri Headwaters State Park, T...: This winter wetland area along the meadow path at Missouri Headwaters State Park brought to mind childhood winter rambles. In our ques...

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Sunday, January 5, 2014


Every year, I make or think about making resolutions that are really(?) unattainable. You know the ones like I am going to loose weight so I can fit into the jeans I had when I was ten.
So this year, I decided to really think about what I want to change/finish/start.

These are my top 5
1. Finish the ultimate family history book, so I can share it at the next reunion.
2. Go on a road trip with my daughter (this should be #1, but it's tooo cold to think about this right now)
3. Eat healthier, cut out the junk food. I notice if it's not in the house I don't eat it.
4. Go to Convention.
5. Share my passions (scrapbooking, crafting, travelling) with others.

What's your resolution for 2014

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Tiffany Marie: Ahola! I'm in Hawaii! Day 3

Tiffany Marie: Ahola! I'm in Hawaii! Day 3: For my Moms birthday this year we went to Honolulu Hawaii! The weather is gorgeous and the resort is breathtaking. Today's events consis...

Memories of Mike

After you are gone, memories of you will still live on, keeping you alive in our hearts.

So here are a few songs that remind me of you. (the first is by another "mike reid")

Thursday, September 19, 2013