phoenix joe mailyn

my my my! my granddaughters are getting older by the story! hahaha

happy birthday to you

happy birthday to you

happy birthday sweet phoenix

happy birthday to you!

SMILE…this grandchild is local, so i had GREAT fun meeting all the relatives from NJ and the birthday party! the girl made out like a bandit, i tell ya! postcards from all over the world decorated the walls…thanks to all my fb friends and family that sent them…i still get mail for phoenix in my box! hahahaha lordy, this child is 8! WOW and you know every time i ask you, “you know what” that the correct response is “that i love you madly” SMILE

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sweet sarah nicole

June 24, 2012

happy birthday to you

happy birthday to you

happy birthday sweet sarah

happy birthday to you!

so how so very much i love you madly! 12 lordy, time flies! i’m so very PROUD of you sweet child and love you with all my heart…madly, of course! hahahaha

enjoy your special day and know that i am there in spirit…my heart is always there with you! now and ALWAYS! big SMILE

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Knoxville Airport Exhibit

yippee, yahoo!¬† yippee, yahoo! Robin got her big, beautiful airplane picture “take off” mounted and entered in the art show this spring at the airport in knoxville.

Arts in the airport

 

it was an unusual afternoon, rode with g-bob and grandma barbara, jason, robin, phoenix, quinn and i headed to knoxville for the showing! we had to go through security to get up to where the paintings and photographs were on display! well, for the first time in my life, i was chosen for a full body scan…lordy mercy…i felt like i should have given the lady a kiss afterward! hahaha but the only thing that uspset me, they were going to go thru my medicine bag and i flat out refused…they let me watch it be scanned after i told her to go get her boss and keep her hands outta my sacred medicine bag…walked and then got wheeled around…was so excited when i saw robin’s photography professor there, too! i knew something good was about to happen! and it’s DID! she was the 2nd winner! they had over 300 entries this spring and she was 2nd place! my my my!! her and phoenix went up to accept the award of $250 !!! yeah yeah yeah! an award of merit! her photo kicked ASS! outside for more photo’s and then off we go in search of good food and beverages! we found them, had a really good time! so PROUD of robin! yeah yeah yeah! a wonderful day, a wonderful accomplishment, much love today! SMILE

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june 9, 2012 wedding day!

just had to send love and congratulations to ourdavid and jenny’s wedding day in newcastle upon tyne, england! much love and many blessings to you and yours! it’s about time you made her an honest woman of her, sweet nephew! hahaha with much TN love to you and yours…all 5 of you! SMILE i really look forward to ya’ll coming to visit again from across the pond…it was GREAT fun last time, it’ll be GREAT fun this time too! COME ON! smile

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potluck

how wonderful…the first saturday of the month of june…a potluck feast at kent and carrie’s home! wrapped a birthday present for her niece and off i go down the road…over the hills and thru the woods to mascot i go! the yard is full of vehicles, lots of relatives from michigan here for me to meet! that’s the most people¬† i’ve ever seen in this home! how wonderful…big people, tons of children and folks in between! how wonderful…even got to meet the vet lady i’ve heard such wonderful things about…brother was manning the grill…it’s all good! the bag of chocolate chip cookies i made to share went over well…how wonderful to meet quite a few of carrie’s family! they are all wonderful, just like her! got to park around back and come in the screened in porch…much easier to maneuver…a wonderful evening, wonderful music…such a beautiful vintage dobro getting played! music, food, hippies, family….yeah, it was a good time! even the cards showed me love and good fortune…and looking around me, i can see the good fortune to have so many wonderful folks in my heart to love…and i am humbled…

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