Category Archives: Family

Twenty Seven Years Ago

May 13th 1996: I was sitting at the hospital beside holding my Dad’s left hand as Mum held his right. I felt him slip away from us but I never let go until the nurse came and confirmed that he’d … Continue reading

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Today is March 15th

Today is my Dad’s birthday. If he were still with us, he would have been 94. He was only 67 when he died and I’m coming up for my 67th birthday this year. I lit a candle for him today. … Continue reading

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Nice surprise 2022

We have had a postal delivery today which included a variety of Christmas cards, one of which was from my nephew. I took a chance this year and sent him a card putting our address on the back as it … Continue reading

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Bet he’s not expecting this……………

Other Brother is 80 on July 4th. He’s my eldest sibling, with Bro next in line at 78 on July 19th. I shall be getting his card in the post to NZ next week just in case there’s a mail … Continue reading

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Cyranny’s quickie!

The question is: Is your family a really close one? This is a collage of my family. I’m in there somewhere as a buttercup, but there’s my parents, Mum’s parents, their parents, my paternal grandfather, paternal great grandparents, Bro, my … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad: 2021

My Dad had a wacky sense of humour, and he was one of the best. He was always there for me, and even if I did something daft (like move in with a guy and his two kids for nearly … Continue reading

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Yorkshire pudding 1 Mother in Law 0

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
It was mother in law’s birthday, and as Hubby was away on a course, I thought I’d take her out to lunch. I gave her the choice of venue, knowing she liked the local carvery, and…

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Dad’s Christmas: a reblog for 23rd December 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
My father’s mother died when he was about 5, and he was actually brought up by his grandparents, uncles and aunts. He told us few things about his childhood, but I particularly remember this about Christmas.…

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100 word Wednesday for 12th December: a reblog for Dec 18th 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
This one didn’t come into my reader, so I’m almost a full week late! Photo by Blaise Vonlanthen ‘Do you think he’ll see it?’ ‘You’ve decorated the tree beautifully.’ ‘It’s not the same though, Dad…

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Family Christmas: a reblog for 15th December 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Growing up, I loved the idea of a family Christmas as depicted by The Waltons on TV. Grandpa (Zeb) and Grandma (Esther), Libby and John, John Boy, Jason, Ben, Jim Bob, Mary-Ellen, Erin, and Elizabeth all…

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