Category Archives: Grandchildren

I’m Back !!!

Greetings & Salutations! Been so long busy preparing and traveling on our year-long Great Loop journey that I am sorry I’ve neglected this blog. In the interim, I hope you’ll find, read, comment on our blog link at www.TravelsOfSanctuary.com. Our … Continue reading

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Joy-filled Birthday

This year was a big milestone. A really big one, the big 60! Oh my. To say it seems BIG, but to write it. Well, just seems bigger. But, you know, I’m okay with it now. A big birthday bash was … Continue reading

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Book lover corner

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own,”—Arthur Conan Doyle. Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely LOVE books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, mystery, funny & serious … Continue reading

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Visits with Family

Together we: Talk Walk Laugh Play Draw Color Boat Observe Remember  

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The work of His hand

“Yet, O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand” – Isaiah 64:8. I am nothing, He is all. I do nothing of my own. He does … Continue reading

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Joys of Grandparenting

Grandparenting Questions Witty sayings Laughable remarks More questions Inexpressible joy Weary muscles Unconditional boundless love Would I trade for money? Not a chance!  

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Beauty and Majesty on Mackinac Island

I just returned from a dream-come-true mini vacation. Three days on Mackinac Island, located in the State of Michigan between the states’s upper and Lower Peninsula. The island is a national historic landmark and a motor-free environment since 1898. Only … Continue reading

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Be thankful along the way

“Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18. I am calling you to a life of thankfulness. I want all your moments to be punctuated with thanksgiving –  (Jesus … Continue reading

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Endless circle

“Will it hurt?” I ask He casually remarks, “Hopefully not; I’ve done this before.” “Well, this is my first time.” “Your finger’s quite swollen and red.” “Yes, it was injured.” A special tool Slices back and forth Vise grips pull … Continue reading

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How do I love thee?

Let me count the ways … Toy trains hidden beneath the chair Smudges on the glass Whispers in my ear, “Nana, time to get up!” Boat rides Wagon rides and playground dates Bibs, blocks & bubbles Picture books and color … Continue reading

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