Tag Archives: Aubrey

Christmas Shopping with Aubrey

Today it was Aubrey’s turn for shopping with Yaya. My only granddaughter had been patiently waiting all week for her opportunity to share a meal together and shop for her family. Keeping an eye on developing winter weather, I picked … Continue reading

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Saturday Night at Roller City

I’ve definitely had a roller skating theme going on this weekend. Last night’s high school musical, Xanadu, had roller skating as a key element of the story. And this evening I ended up at Joplin’s Roller City with three of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

My granddaughter Aubrey has wanted to see this movie, based on previews we saw last summer at the theater. The film released at the end of September, and we almost missed it! I picked up my little movie buddy from … Continue reading

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A Chef in the Making

With my fascination for cooking creatively and my enjoyment of movies about that subject, one might think that I am the chef who is being made. Cooking does continue to draw me.  However, I discovered last Friday that another family … Continue reading

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The Magic in Everything

I had an unexpected surprise today. I got to spend a couple of hours with my granddaughter Aubrey. I was missing her, and apparently she was missing me. And the Divine took care of bringing us together.  This child…she makes … Continue reading

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Does This Bring Me Joy?

I had the privilege this afternoon of picking up my granddaughter Aubrey from school, as she nears the end of her first full week of second grade. This precocious child always makes me laugh, and think, in turns, as she … Continue reading

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Hooray for (Grand)Kids Day

What a happy, serendipitous conjunction that today was Hooray for Kids Day, and I got to spend it with three of my grandchildren. My son and daughter-in-law both had to work today, and it just so happened that this was … Continue reading

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Surrender 136: Emma’s Merry Birthday Party

I’ve participated in a Christmas in July celebration, where a traditional Christmas dinner is served and the atmosphere is festive, despite the sizzling summer temps. However, today was my first time to experience a Christmas themed birthday party, in May. … Continue reading

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Surrender 112: Slowing Down the Moments

It’s been a full, and fun day, with many surrendered moments, and many reasons to celebrate. I stopped by the Webb City Farmer’s Market this morning, the first time it has opened on a Thursday. I love the market, and … Continue reading

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Surrender 106: Beautiful Reflections

After a busy morning and afternoon, it was with great joy that I picked up my granddaughter Aubrey from school. We got to hang out for a couple of hours before joining other family members for dinner at one of … Continue reading

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