Category Archives: Family

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! https://bikurgurl.com/2018/12/12/100-word-wednesday-week-100/ 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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Speak up or keep quiet?

Fandango’s question this week is as follows: When it comes to your friends, your spouse, your significant other, or members of your family, is it better to confront them about things they say or do that bother or upset you … Continue reading

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Getting grilled: a reblog for October 30th 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
30th October. We intended to get on the road before nine, but as things went, we were pulling out of the car park just after 8 having been up since 6.30. It had been raining nearly…

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Pensive Thoughts

I said in my ‘Today Is………. ‘ post earlier that I hadn’t slept very well. In fact, when I did finally get to sleep, it was to dream of park benches, concrete and the memory of my Mum. I woke … Continue reading

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Family Picnic: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
My previous post was in response to Charli’s challenge this week and I was limited to 99 words. I thought I’d do a more in-depth post about our family picnics as they were so much fun,…

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An old Photo

I found an old photograph today, one my Mum gave me about 10 years ago that I’d tucked away with my old passport photo. The photograph was of a young woman I didn’t know yet there is a family likeness. … Continue reading

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May Musings

May is a busy month for us, or rather me as there is quite a lot going on. Other Brother’s wedding anniversary is on the 8th, ours is the 10th, my birthday the 12th, and Mum’s on the 22nd. Today … Continue reading

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Someone’s else’s idea………….

A week or so ago I did a post on my card making and a reader mentioned sending a little package of cards to my aunt who had been unable to get out to purchase Easter cards. I’ve had a … Continue reading

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