Trip down memory lane

It was a trip down memory lane today. Hubby and I went to his dads to pick up a load of firewood. We visited and surprised him with great grandpas girltourage. I love going there the memories flow. Hubby mom has been gone for twenty years or so. I miss her. She would be so excited to have so many grandbabies.

The girls were excited to see where grandma and grandpa hung out. We chatted with their mommy about fun times we shared at the house. How she used to eat lemon grass and loved sitting by the fire.
It reminded me of dating my Hubby. We hung out in the garage. I watched him fix stuff just like now. Ha

Good memories but sadly not one stich of the holidays were there. I felt bad for my father in law. The house is still the same. My mother in laws room she spent her final days the same. He made a comment as we teased him. His girlfriend was at Rose Hills. That’s love.

This is what our love has given us. knowledge that marriage is forever. Family is our bond and link to the future. Our family is growing so exciting. Next summer we will be blessed with another grandchild number ten. We are very blessed. Everytime I hear “The House that built me” by Miranda Lambert. I go back to the roots we were at today. I am grateful we still can share it with our family.





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married to my high school sweet heart for 35 yrs, three children and nine grandchildren. hint child bride, we love our dog mollie. i enjoy cooking, the outdoors,crafts blahh blahh blahh.I love life. i guess that is why we live in a little canyon in the mts. i have a crazy life that i love. hold grab a glass enjoy the ride.
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12 Responses to Trip down memory lane

  1. Kimberly says:

    It is always nice to revisit memories! 🙂
    Stopping in from CommenHour

    • Thank you for stopping by. I have neglected my baby for a while here so sorry for the delay. Memories are forever so making new ones are an important to build. They never knew their great grandma. She was amazing and I strive to be like her. Whats your favorite memory?

  2. Pepper says:

    Love the photos in the bamboo! I love taking my boys to my grandparents. I remember being their age and playing on the mini farm.

    • Thank you for visiting. The girls were very excited by that bamboo. They loved it. We had fun. So glad you are back I have missed your comments. Thanks again, love to hear about the mini farm!

    • It is great to share with the kids. They all loved it. Talking about it is one thing. Giving them the visual was a treat. Thanks fit stopping by I have been a bit tardy on response. Life!! How are you feeling after all that you went thru?

  3. Thanks for sharing this sweet story. It made me think of my great grandma’s ranch and the wonderful family get togethers we had there.


  4. Michael says:

    What sweet memories!!! How fun to be able to share all these memories with the next generation. Have you written these stories down. I love reading stories from my grandma and her sisters.

    Visiting from #commenthour

    • Thank you for stopping by and you bring up a great point. I need to do that. I also need to interview my parents. I guess that was kinda why I started to blog. To journal and them I never expected people would read and comment. MamaKat put a great blog up yesterday and I am gonna follow suggestions. I always enjoy you post MJ thanks for sharing.

  5. Candi says:

    I was in my old neighborhood last week in San Fernando Valley and I thought about going to the house I grew up in. I think it would be weird, just going up to the door and saying can I come in. I feel like it would resolve a lot of things just being there. I loved it. Cute pictures of the girls.

    • Candi was soo cool for the girls to visit. Memories are meant to be shared. I wonder if you drive by and stopped what would happen? It would be neat. Never know ?? Hope to catchup with you we live so close. Thanks for stopping by.

  6. Mama Kat says:

    Such lovely memories!! I took my kids back to the neighborhood I grew up in this past summer and snapped some great photos too. It’s such a special thing to be able to recapture some of those moments!

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