Of all the memories I have of my grandparents (on my mom’s side — my dad’s dad died before my parents even got married, and my dad’s mom was a crappy grandmother to us because she hated our mom) one … Continue reading
“Elizabeth, we’re going to eat circles for supper tonight.” “Eat suh-kulls??” “Yes. We’re going to eat circles.” “Hur-ray!” [Not just “yay!” — she actually says, “Hurray!” on a somewhat regular basis, and she means it. Likely she picked it up … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Food, humor
Tagged Benedict Cumberbatch, cumberbatch, dinner, family, Food, Kipper, Kipper the Dog, Netflix, Parade's End, recipes, Salad, toddlers, wagon wheel pasta
I know I’m only two, Gramma, but, I’m pretty sure a superhero is supposed to have a cape.
When my kids were little they loved watching Veggie Tales, starring Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber. Sometimes, when preparing a meal, I would carve a face into a cucumber so it looked like Larry, and show it to … Continue reading
During my junior and senior years at college, there was a group of us who kind of always ate lunch together. Well, actually it was this guy I really adored and would do anything to be around *COUGH* stalker *COUGH COUGH*, … Continue reading
Posted in Family, humor, My Manips, Personal
Tagged Christmas music, college, Gimme All Your Lovin, Grove City College, MTV, Music, parody, pranks, Sharp-Dressed Man, ZZ Top, ZZ Topp
Light of my life, Elizabeth, at 23 months.
Before anyone freaks, I know they’re not mutts. I’m being lazy and using alliteration in my title because I’m too brain-fogged to be genuinely clever. I may be more apologetic over this later. Or not. I meant to post the clipping soon … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Pictures
Tagged babies, Dog, doggies, Gettysburg, Gettysburg Times, granddaughter, Irish Festival, Irish music, Moose Club, moose park, toddlers
This is a positive-outlook blog, so I shall not complain about the unsurprising but egregious error with the Manabloc PEX system, made by the plumbers-who-shall-not-be-named that we used in 1999 – which was only discovered about 20 minutes ago when our current-and-competent plumber came to install … Continue reading