Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

Today would have been my Mom’s 74th birthday: It’s been almost 11 years, Mom, and I miss you and think of you often. We’re all doing well. I think Dad is happy and has a lady who loves him and takes good care of him. I think you’d like her. Sarah and Deb and Stacie …

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As I write this, my daughters, granddaughter and her friend are preparing for a hard truth. The elder member of my household will soon be leaving us. Leaky is my 14-year-old Calico and she is gravely ill. What started out as a minor upper respiratory ailment earlier in the week has progressed to severe respiratory …

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(in no particular order 🙂 ) A strong and healthy first grandson who almost didn’t make it into this world A strong and healthy youngest daughter who almost didn’t survive the arrival of my first grandson A happy and healthy oldest daughter and her family who live right across the street from me A granddaughter …

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