Family Visits

I was just recalling the day a few years ago that my cousin came from Illinois to visit my family in Florida. She comes pretty much on a regular basis and she and I make it a “girls” day. Shopping, movie and lunch or breakfast or maybe both. On this particular day, we took a drive along Clearwater Beach just to take in the scenery. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were both in high spirits, enjoying each others company, as we...

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Fun at Parties

Not only am I Grandma, I’m also Great Grandma (known as Gigi) and have been invited to and attended many celebrations for my three great grandchildren on each of their birthdays. One of the first parties that I went to was a bit of an eye opener for me. When I arrived at the event for my great grandson who had just turned three, the sight of a large inflatable “house” took me by surprise. When I asked my granddaughter what it was, she...

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