Vacation in Seattle

July is vacation time for many families, ours included. Marlin, my husband, flew with the Seattle grandchildren as they returned home from Kansas City, on July 17. I came a week later and have enjoyed the wonderful Seattle summer weather (warm, no rain and humidity)...

Taking the grandkids to Worlds of Fun

Last night we (my husband, Marlin, and Ray & Ann Krob—friends of ours and our youngest son’s father-in-law and step mother-in-law) took our five grandkids who are staying with us (from the 4th of July to the 17th!!) to World’s of Fun, a great...

4th of July Goes On…

Despite the unusual rain (downpour, actually), the Weatherby Lake, MO 4th of July fireworks were fired off in usual spectactular fashion, but were delayed a few minutes.   My family and I watched the fireworks from our waterfront yard in the pouring rain, after which...