Keeping Pace With Wanda

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:19am

Most four year olds are speaking in rather predictable sequence, crafting sentences, relating personal experiences when prompted by an adult or others and seem to have the ability to understand communications via speech, song, video, and stories. They have many words in their vocabulary and it is fascinating to watch their attempts at making sense in a methodical fashion.

Keeping Pace With Wanda

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 2:38pm

My husband is an avid cyclist and will often comment about the challenges of riding into a strong headwind; there have been times he was uncertain how he could make it home. He's been tempted to call and have me pick him up, but just "gutted" it out.

So, I was very intrigued to read an article in an airline magazine featuring an interview with one of their pilots. My aeronautics pea brain was intrigued by his explanation that a headwind could actually be a "good" thing when taking off and landing...huh?

Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 10:13am

...good grief, I don't know if it's a phenomena of growing older, but time seems to zip past me faster than it used to...I can't believe today is Mom's Day 2012 and that June is just around the corner!

For Mother's Day, I had made reservations for a Sunday Brunch at a local hubby had other plans...

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 8:27am

...the best in the world. I've tried to follow her instructions to a tee, but I simply cannot duplicate the results. She never used a recipe book, nor wrote any of her "secrets" down, just a "pinch of this and a dash of that". She and my Father lived simple lives, good 'ole farm folks in the South Valley. Long hours of work, swinging on the porch, and having guests over for Sunday dinners (now ya know, my family then had "dinner and supper"...dinner meant lunch time).

Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 10:15am

Well, probably shoudn't...unless you consider this:

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 12:21pm

...last week my family traveled to Stanford University. The appointment was an assessment of our 10 month old grand-daughter, to determine the status of her kidney dysplasia (cysts in both of her kidneys). After some analysis, the conclusion is that she is okay for now and will undergo check-ups, lab work, and ultrasounds on a periodic basis.