Category Archives: Family & Friends

Halloween – 2017

Halloween is right around the corner. The family Halloween party was a little different this year; i.e. held in two locations.  What was typical and expected about the party was the Des Moines group won the best-costume prize … AGAIN … Continue reading

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Pretty Girls

One of the things I most enjoyed during the week at South Haven, was spending quality time with my grandkids.  Generally, they are so busy with other activities at home, especially the older ones, that I’m lucky to get a … Continue reading

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Sack Race

When you run out of things to do in South Haven, you can always turn to old fashioned fun and games. My entire family and my wife’s brother’s entire family met in South Haven, Michigan for a week-long reunion of … Continue reading

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Closed Beach

The red flag on top of the flag pole means the beach is closed; i.e. no swimming or other activities in the water.  Too dangerous. Gale force winds filled the air with sugar-fine sand.  Bare skin was exfoliated.  Every crack … Continue reading

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Jr. Prom

Prom night.  My oldest grandson went to his high school prom this weekend.  That makes two high school proms in the same season — a personal best.  (Click here for the first one.) He is so involved with school, baseball … Continue reading

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Latest Hair Style

I was outside my comfort zone — in a dark arena with a lit stage, surrounded by screaming fans and ear-splitting “music”.  On stage were energetic, athletic and fresh-faced middle-school girls looking possessed by the noise. My granddaughter’s cheer team was competing … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny

Easter weather was fabulous this year with shirt sleeve temperatures, calm winds and no rain.   Perfect for Easter egg hunts at the neighborhood park. You can wait your turn for a picture with the Easter Bunny or you can cut to … Continue reading

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