Tag Archives: Grandparents

Cherished Phlox

This vase is a treasured possession because it is from my grandparents’ 50th wedding anniversary in 1967. But, my cherished item is the plant itself – the simple perennial phlox. This old-fashioned plant that most gardeners today wouldn’t even think of having in their garden … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors

This weathered barn door is in Landaff – White Mountains of New Hampshire. To the person driving by on RFD#1, it looks like a lot of other barn doors in the area – old and in need of repair. This … Continue reading

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Susan Adcox, a blogging friend and fellow grandmother, writes weekly posts as the Guide to Grandparents on About. com on a wide range of topics affecting todays grandparents. Recently, Susan wrote a wonderful book, Stories from my Grandparent – an Heirloom Journal, for recording memories for your … Continue reading

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Turning a page

Life is like experiencing a fantastic novel, chapter by chapter. In about six weeks, my granddaughter will officially become a teenager. It is hard to fathom, but it is a pleasure to watch her grow into the lovely young woman … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I count myself lucky that holidays evoke good memories. As a child, I spent holidays and summers with my loving grandparents at Brookside Farm in Landaff, New Hampshire. After they retired, their small dairy farm was bought by the Erb … Continue reading

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Guest blogger

A couple of weeks ago, my blogging friend, Connie, at Family Home and Life asked me if I’d like to write a guest post for her. I love Connie and her blog so “yes,” I’d be thrilled. Connie lives in … Continue reading

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Reader’s Choice

I’ve been blogging here at GrandparentsPlus2 for almost a year now. During that time, I’ve met some great on-line writers blogging about a wide-range of topics including grandparenting, gardening, pet rescue, photography, sewing, and quilting to name a few. It … Continue reading

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