Married to the love of my life for 35 years. Love my 3 great adult kids, my 2 wonderful sons-in-law, and our 3 lively grandchildren. Working at a perfect part-time job for me - editor and writer for a construction industry blog. Very happy to see this re-boot of Open Diary, where I made such fun online friends many years ago. Hubby and I now in the phase where we help our aging parents through their next transitions. Circle of life, it appears. We still are lucky enough to be able to just escape from time to time!

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Dinner Conversation

August 14, 2019
Staying at my daughter’s house tonight after taking Mom to chemo today.  At dinner my three grandkids were vying for a turn to get their conversations listened to.  My daughter was moderating a bit such as “now it is L’s turn to speak, just wait for your turn.”  After one of her brothers had a&he...
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