Harry Hawkins

Grandpa Harry is my Dad’s grandpa. My memories of him are kinda vague, since I think I was only about 8 when he died. (I’ll check on that when the aunts wake up, they get a little grumpy when I wake them up at 5 am, to ask dumb questions!!) Update: He died when IContinue reading “Harry Hawkins”

Grandpa & Grandma

Since I’ve lauded Granny Chaney, now it’s time to spotlight Grandpa, and Grandma Hawkins, Dad’s parents. I’m so blessed that I knew both sets of grandparents. I even knew some great grands!! That seems to be a rare thing, and I’m so enriched, to have known them. Grandpa was a phosphate miner. The mine wasContinue reading “Grandpa & Grandma”

Wonderful Women

Well, here it is the evening of the the 9th, an I haven’t published a post yet today . Oopsie again!! I have to tell ya the truth. Last week, and this, I’ve been struggling so hard with my mental, and physical health. Last Thur. I was at the Dr. office screaming, “I’m dying! ListenContinue reading “Wonderful Women”

Granny Gratefulness

Granny is Mama’s mother. Mostly I’ll be talking about her, since Papa died before Sis was born, so I was still 7. Papa was a giant!! I think he was 6’2. Which isn’t really giant by today’s standards, but it was by our family’s!! And especially of mine, as a 7 yo! He was reallyContinue reading “Granny Gratefulness”

Formal Family

First I’ll write about being thankful for my nuclear family, and go on from there. I’m so thankful my parents were married! I had both parents in my home. What a blessing that is. (For the purposes of this post, I’m only gonna talk about the positive aspects of my Dad. And that they stayedContinue reading “Formal Family”

Contentious Custody

Yesterday, Wed. DD1 received the letter from the judge. I almost ran into her room with it, after DH handed it to me. She had to read down to the bottom of the 2nd page, till she got to the decision. Y’all, I’m heartbroken. I ran to my room, and threw myself down on theContinue reading “Contentious Custody”

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