Tag Archives: family

IN – LAWS

When a person gets married to the love of his or her life, they assume they are separating from former ties and creating a whole new unit.  Just them, Spouse 1 and Spouse 2, facing the world.  They might add to their … Continue reading

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Volleyball and MSG

When contemplating a family reunion – even a small one – people rarely look like this: . . . Unless they are screaming. Sunday, my husband and I went to the small town of Westville, Oklahoma, to visit his family.  … Continue reading

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Babysitting My Mom – Part IX

 A couple of blogs ago I promised to talk about the little German village of Lubben and my relatives who had been left behind the Iron Curtain. We were to leave Berlin early in the morning and journey North by train, deep into … Continue reading

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Relatives and Genetics . . .

My parents weren’t big on keeping in touch with their families.  My father lied about his age so he could get into the Air Force at 15.  My mother left home when she was 12.  Even though they cared about … Continue reading

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