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The Mendoza wine region of Argentina ..look at the Andes mountains!Coming up on our FIFTHIETH anniversary and still having fun!We are enjoying the Argentinian nouvelle cuisine!has decided to stay in Argentina and let my dear man become a gaucho.has assumed my Grammy duties!‘s family is enjoying some baby goats...more on the way today!is celebrating Lucy’s NINTH b-day today!took the kids to a local garden between showers to enjoy the azaleas.Pearlâ€™s first flower arrangement. Have a peaceful Sunday!Miss Pearl is four and half and is outgrowing naps, but after a busy weekend...I am so grateful my dear man is happy in the garden and cannot wait to enjoy the fruits of his labor!is a happy Grammy....my two sons and their aunt, just 9 months older than my older son....Lucy spotted a friend in the parade this morning.Bringing flowers to her big sister after a spring chorus concert.Lucyâ€™s first piano recital.Here I am (black top, white pants) with eight of my nine siblings, laughing and loving together.had a wonderful family baseball day yesterday!This pic makes this old teacherâ€™s heart happy.enjoyed this seasonal treat...once a year....zero guilt!is trying to celebrate my nation today.And...another low carb dinner full of fresh from our garden veggies!had a fun quick getaway with my dear man.Cross training...stopping for strength training while on a two hour hike in the woods!Another delicious low carb dinner...zucchini from our garden and 6 oz. of steak, which I could not finish.Plant a garden if you can, even a small one!My morning basket from my dear manâ€™s garden!is playing with my favorite wee ones today.is admiring my herbs pot!Soooooo lucky I do not care for pie...even with our own blueberries! My dear man made these.is being a good sport...got a new boat.had such fun hosting a family party for my dear man’s 69th bday last night!Celebrating our FIFTIETH anniversary today!is celebrating today...50 years!Fifty years later...still friends!had a wonderful party for my 50th anniversary!Find the beauty in your life every day!Have a lovely day!
Gorgeous sunset tonight as the storm slid north.is helping DD paint her new condo today.is babysitting for the kidlets tonight so these two lovebirds can go see Hamilton in Boston.Another gorgeous sunset in RI (taken by a friend)....my reason for living....is one lucky Grammy!Enjoy a peaceful Sunday, dear Sparkpeeps!had fun with Miss Pearl today making a haunted house....happy November!is heading to Madrid tomorrow!is had a happy reunion with my adorable grands today...fun with leaves!My dear manâ€™s fave pic of me in Spain...lol!...Lucy is obsessed with this app...or is she mimicking me?is prepping for the big feast tomorrow!This is how we kick off the holiday season in my family...giventhe kids their Christmas jammies!is hosting Miss Pearl’s FIFTH birthday party today!...Pearl was an angel in her pageant, or as she called it ‘our Jesus show’....look at the piano cookies my dear man made for Lucy’s recital this afternoon!is creating Christmas magic with Miss Pearl today!has four kidlets coming over to decorate gingerbread houses tomorrow.....whew!wishes all a beautiful and peaceful Christmas.is enjoying lots of exhausting kid time while their parents enjoy a respite in Belize.still has mobility issues...happy Friday!is visiting dear son at chemo and then playing or napping with Miss Pearl later.is enjoying her 67th b-day today!wishes all a happy Valentine’s Day!is taking the wee ones on a mini-vacation today.Just do/be your best every day!is making these with my wee Irish kidlets tomorrow night.hopes you all have a wee bit-o-fun this weekend...here’s Lucy 9 years ago:is having a blast with my sisters in Tx...party today!is so grateful to have had this time with sisters and extended family in Texas....another pic from sister week in TX.is a besotted Grammy...here is Miss Lucy’s spring school pic...she will be ten in a month!is in Milan...need I say more?visited Venice!looooves Zagreb!looooves Zagreb!arrived in Ljubljana, Slovenia today.walked almost 11 miles today in Ljubljana!adored Lake Bled in Slovenia today!Wishes all a beautiful and peaceful Easter.had fun with Pearl at the tulip farm!...here’s my late Mom..14 kids and always smiling!...Miss Lucy is TEN today!had a sweet day with grands.is working on a positive attitude today.enjoyed family time yesterday!Went to Lucy’s last elementary school band/chorus concert...she does both.wishes all a mellow Monday!hopes you have a wonderful Tuesday!is fasting until one today while playing with Miss Pearl.is enjoying a quiet Sunday...how about you?Is bringing Miss Pearl to her dress rehearsal.is with Lucy this morning...until her dentist appt.is on summer vacation from Grammy duties!is in love with life.wishes all a relaxing and peaceful Sunday.has hydrangeas inside all summer!‘s dinner party was great fun for all!is sure. Kissing my grands as they have been so busy with camp and a weekend trip!feels better after visiting with Patrick a while yesterday.is enjoying sister time in NC had a wonderful long weekend with sisters in NC!...look what we spotted in NC...mama and two cubs right near the side of the road!is off to the gym and then the beach today...happy Friday!is enjoying sister time!wishes all a peaceful Sunday! here’s another gorgeous RI pic...is sharing beautiful pix of my home state...some taken by friends....RI pix!the .....another pic of beautiful state of RI!is having the entire family for a SEVENTIETH b-day celebration for my dear man!is celebrating 51 years of wedded bliss (lol) today!is taking the kids to a pool on their last day of summer vacation!had a wonderful rare day out on the boat with the kidlets....happy Labor Day from RI!...Lucy’s first day of middle school! Here she is with her daddy and Papa....so many beautiful sunsets lately!took the girls to Lion King yesterday. ...William went fishing with his BF’s family and caught the biggest fish!is breathing deeply. is celebrating DD’s b-day today!wishes all a peaceful Sunday. ...msg me if you have glaucoma and use Combigan, please....what a lovely relaxing Sunday I had...how about you?enjoyed some grandkid time overnight!...autumn is slowly creeping in herein RI.....introducing....Eep Crood and her little sister!is going for a massage this rainy Halloween (NO candy even came into my house!)!is looking forward to a beautiful relaxing Sunday!had a lovely lunch with my bff’s yesterday...heading to the pool this morning....gym yesterday, pool today...good thing Miss Pearl helped me unload the dishwasher!...FREE Combigan...sparkmail me if u can use it.wishes all a relaxing peaceful Sunday!is going over to William’s house for his 9th b-day party!is going to the gym today.is thankful every day for my Spark friends! had a wonderful evening at A Christmas Carol with Lucy and Patrick.is exploring my son’s backyard jungle in FL.had a nice quick trip to visit my older son in FL.had the girls over for Christmas fun today...even six yr old a Pearl built a basket!...Lucy made a gorgeous basket with little help.is exhausted...had the kids for a snow day!loves my little tree!Loves my little tree!is having the kidlets decorate gingerbread houses today..sooo fun!...whew! They are done...each one unique!is cleaning, prepping, etc today...Merry Christmas everyone!is cleaning and prepping all day...Merry Christmas, dear friends!wishes all a peaceful, joyful Christmas is happily back to IF...teaching DD about the importance of self-care today.is going to my big family holiday party today!had a wonderful post-Christmas big family party...here with just some of my sibs.is proud that my littles did the polar plunge yesterday for charity!wishes all a beautiful and restful Sunday,...this is right down the road from me!wishes all a happy day!...not my pic but of my part of the world!is is enjoying Pearl here for a rate sick day.was up for SUNRISE today...a truly rare event...and saw this!is off to visit Patrick at chemo...a special mother-son time for us.hears that Miss Lucy is doing well today after losing a tiny pet yesterday.guess we are not getting any snow this winter! Here’s an oldie:is hosting sick William todaywishes all a sweet Valentine’s Day!had a lovehad a lovely evening with some of my siblings!is enjoying some belated birthday flowers from my little family!...happy Friday!is grateful that today is the LAST day of the kids’ basketball games!is looking forward to traveling with my favorite geezer next week!is happy to see another 2 lbs gone...12 this year!made it to Jamaica...love villa above the sea!is enjoying the repsis enjoying the respite in Negril...suuuure hope we can come back home next week!is meditating every day.is enjoying the upstairs balcony of our Negril rental.is relaxing in Jamaica.should have said I am TRYING to relax in Jamaica!...ok, ok, ok...I admit to being able to relax down here!...oh-oh...Zeppole season!and my dear man have made sure to share long loving hugs several times a day.is on day 12, but why bother counting? Have a peaceful Sunday!is enjoying the ,ingest hair I’ve had in 20-30 years!is enjoying the longest hair I have had in decades!is bending the rules today...day 17....we need to guard our mental health.wishes all a peaceful day.is so happy to see a beautiful sunshiny spring day out my windows! Walked 12 miles one day on my South American adventure!Another brand new day to shine!My dear man made a potting bench this winter...canâ€™t wait to get out and use it!Heading to South America for vacation in April!An occasional treat is fine! Hereâ€™s my first dessert in months....this is the new 66...my birthday!Me (in the red) with just 5 of my surviving 9 siblings at our family get together yesterday.went to the gym before picking Pearl up at noon today.My 52 year old niece! She is unstoppable!celebrated Miss Pearl’s FOURTH b-day today!is playing with Miss Pearl today!Have a super Saturday!lOVES my DIL, who turned 45 yesterday!Birthday girl Mimi and her brothers.Lovely evening!My amazing DIL and beloved beautiful Pearl.Happy toes in my happy place!is packing for our first vacation in a year and a half!Oh, did I forget to mention my dear man and I met FIFTY YEARS ago today, when we were in high school? ...hoooooray! Mommy is coming home today at noon..we are packing up!...three nights and four days with the kids so far...I am exhausted but happy!is going for another massage today and a walk later. Happy Tuesday?...woo-hooo...kids back in school! My beloved house cleaner coming in to shovel up the debris...lol!Today is our family's big day. Keeping busy, breathing deeply, and staying positive! Have a great week.Up WAY to early this morning....did get to see the sun rise...cleaned house and did some yoga. DS's surgery tomorrow.I am no longer obese!....is babysitting!had a FABULOUS sisters' weekend!...we ran into my fave family out to breakfast on our way to Newport for sisters' weekend!...with just SOME of my siblings at my sister's house!...having fun with my sisters!Is so happy...picking little sis at the airport...she, big sis and I are going to Newport for the weekend!...this will be a huge day for my family.wishes all a happy and healthy 2017...from my family to yours.is going to our HUGE family party today...just 75-80 of us (I was one of 14). is celebrating Miss Pearl's 3rd birthday today!...9 days to moving day...off to babysit this morning.My amazing DIL and our wee ones.is feeling better...finally got some sleep...looking forward to a fun weekend....we have our first Monarch hatching! NOTHING makes me happier than getting my entire little family together!...happy birthday to my DD, Mimi...29! She is one-of-a- kind and I am so grateful she came into my life....to have and to hold, for better, for worse, in sickness and in health, for richer, for poorer, ....48 years today!...sick William (picture from last week) here again today...sort of nice being stuck at home..no rushing around. Happy Friday!...celebrating our amazing and full of love first grandchild, Lucy's, SEVENTH birthday today!My grandkids love each other so much!had a wonderful, if tiring, day at the zoo yesterday!is home from one of our best trips ever...lots of incredible adventures in Spain. ...touring Portugal now...perfect weather...so many hills!is off to the pool, then clean my house after two days of fun with the kidlets. Happy Thursday!is playing with Miss Pearl this rainy day!...my FIL is finally at peace.is playing with Miss Pearl today...a little over two and her language is exploding daily!had a delighful day yesterday at my big family party...full of love and laughter.is heading out to our BIG family holiday party today.is playing with William and Pearl today....Lucy will be here afer school.had some tiny elves over today to decorate my tree and do gingerbread houses....happy 2nd birthday to my little imp, Pearl.Wishes all my American friends a delicious Thanksgiving from my family to yours.is celebrating William's fifth b-day today!is playing with Pearl today...and looking forward to a cooking class this evening....here's my favorite family!...Happy Halloweeeeeeeen!...Lucy loved this Minion scarecrow.Hope you all are having a marvelous Sunday!...loves my days alone with Miss Pearl...she is a living doll.enjoyed a wonderful family reunion with about 75 of my closest family on a spectacular September Sunday!Enjoyed dinner with all nine of my siblings last night.enjoyed a lovely visit with my young SIl and her kids...she was home caring for my FIL while we went away.Heading home from my two weeks at Jasmine Villa.Is having a blast with my sisters in Anguilla.wonders what I have done to deserve such joy. Just arrived at our hotel in Budapest...David asked for an upgrade (on our already free room) and we got 'the apartment'! Loooooves Prague....full of flowers and gorgeous buildings.did not sleep well but did get to sleep in...off to the pool. Have Friday!is babysitting again today and already have 5500 steps on my fitbit as I took Miss Pearl for our first walk of the day. Have a wonderful Wednesday!slept a bit better....out to lunch with my retired teachers' group. Have a great week!Slept terribly, going to gym for a bit and then the pool to exercise my aches away. Happy Friday!is taking Lucy and William to the pool today as they have no school! Happy Friday!just kissed the kidlets goodbye after three days and a night~whew!is playing with baby Pearl this morning.Is super excited...going to see Cinderella with Lucy and some of her title girlfriends today!wishes all a peaceful relaxing Sunday!Helped Miss Lucy get ready for wacky Wednesday this morning.Woke up to three more fluffy inches of snow...pretty! Kept the kidlets overnight as they had a frozen pipe over at their house...I'm exhausted! Happy Sunday!...oh, my, more snow today...at least I have my adorable kidlets for part of the day! ZERO F* here in RI this morning...Jack Frost visited my sunporch/playroom overnight and painted the windows beautifully!Thnx all for the birthday wishes and goodies! Happy Valentine's Day!is celebrating my 63rd birthday today!Having fun with the kidlets again today. Pearl has me wrapped around her tiny chubby finger!Wishes all a happy peaceful Sunday.Is babysitting today....fun!will be out for a brisk (short!) walk or two this chilly day.Is bringing myslef back to mindful eating. Happy Monday.December 2014is so happy Christmas is finally here! xoxoWishes all who celebrate the merriest of Christmases! Remember what's important....hip much better, on a five day prednisone pack....almost all done...how about you?My favorite family 6-14Pearl at 6 monthsLucy and Pearl 6/2014Precious little Pearl at 9 weeks.Lucy's first bath at Grammy's @ 8 monthsLucy's first birthdayWilliam Jack, 9lbs 6 oz, born Nov 19, 2010 William bonding with his dad @ 4 weeksLucy,2, William, almost 9 monthsGrandbaby heaven!Grandson William at at 1!William at 17 monthsWilliam Lucy and Sophia 2012Son and wondeful DIL's wedding 9/07Lucy and her dad, my sonmy son, wonderful DIL and lovely Lucy at 6 monthsSanta Lucy at 6 months Welcome to my second home, sparkfriends!8/09 - down 25 pounds- I WILL get back here!Grammy and Grampy with LucyLucy falling in love with her momNOW I see why my husband loves this bathing suit! (2008)DD Mimi in Anguilla June, 2009sunset in Anguillamaybe 2003? I want to get back to this.I thought I was fat!!! at about 125 lbs in 1969.Mimi and IDavid and I in Anguilla 11/08Just SOME of my family of origin - 7 boys and 7 girls
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