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Monday, December 28, 2009

Cancer SCARE update.....

Norm's oncologist called...all lab work is finally in. NO cancer. Couldn't be happier!! Will have a pet scan just to be sure because he's now 9 years cancer free. Happy New year to us!! HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU !!

December 29, 2009
Pet Scan today. Tech says it looks OK....Radiologist has to sign off. So we think we are ecstatic !!

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Happy Holidays

On Christmas Day ----
We tried to get a group picture of the grans with Nah-Nah and Poppy.
Yeah...good luck with that...see ya next year...except that we are adding two more.
Kyle and Theresa's kids--- CJ and Brian
Greg and Julie's kids--- Sage, Gabe and Harley
Cory and Kaylynn's kids--- Emily and Owen
Suzi and Kevin's kiddo--Cody

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Oh Danny Boy.........the fish, the fish are c-a-l-l-i-n-g...la, la.

Kicked off my flip-flop there for size reference. They were hogs!

On our sojourn this summer we spent some time with Danny, fishing. One of the days we snagged carp. they were huge, it was fun, ...

But this weasel was always weaseling around stealing goodies, running off with fish, etc. He was a sneaky little guy.

What the end of the perfect day looks looks like to Dan...
Love that kid!!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

A HUGE sigh of relief.....

A week ago our world was turned upside down when we were told that Norm had cancer again.

But then he got a call to day and they said no, it isn't cancer....it's Castleman's Disease.
We are learning more.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


Thanksgiving Weekend

Playing games at Greg's house.

Playing dress-up--
Harley and Emily
grandpa looking on...

Had a game of football going on in the living room...until Owen stole the ball and ran away.

He's a sweet little guy, so much like his dad was at that age (minus the asthma)

He's a lover. Our sweet smart prangster
EMILY !!!!!!

Cory's birthday 07/27/09

On Cory's birthday--

a gift of a Bob Dylan T-shirt.

(Cory's folk Hero)

We had a great visit with his family in Logan.

Pioneer Day (evening) at the park.

Cory and Kaylynn
Owen and Emily

Dancing in the park.
Great Food.
Later -- fireworks.

Pictured with Kaylynn's brother Mike and Staci.

BEAR LAKE 07/24/2009

Spent the 24th of July --Pioneer Day-- with Kaylynn and kids at Bear Lake.
Freezing but they sure had fun.
Can you see the shivers??

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Tubbs Hill

Hiking Tubb's with my DIL Theresa and CJ and Brian. So much energy they have. The hike was beautiful. Funny how I don't go up there and enjoy it more.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Five Little Monkies--------

Watching Tom and Jerry
While the adults talked on and on !
Gabe Brian Sage CJ Harley
(Brian and CJ---Kyles
Sage, Gabe, Harley Greg's)
Happy Anniversary, Babe....38 years and counting.

Fun, fun, FUN!!

The best fun....playing with grandkids, Poppy, CJ, and Brian. I rode razors too with them but fortunately nobody caught me !
(Kyle and Theresa's kiddos)

Friday, August 21, 2009

Harley Girlfriend

Can you see it? She is trying to be Aunt Suzi ...
The first thing you need is
sunglasses. And lots of them.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Youngest Grandson--Just have to share.

Hey! Why isn't that cat in a box like me?!

My #1 grandson gave me this for my birthday!

This cabbage was 'his' plant this summer...it's gigantic...so honored that he would give it to me!!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

More Montana

Big Sky

Horseback riding, ATV-ing, and White Water Rafting all in two days!
Like many vacations I had to come home and rest up !

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

White Water Rafting

I got coerced, hoodwinked!!
They said
we'd be floating a river
Did you think you'd ever see me in a raft like this? Me either!
It was fun!
HEY ! Let's do that some more !!

Monday, July 6, 2009

July 4, '09

Mama Suzi
Waiting for the Fireworks

Cody with Daddy Kevin
at the 4th of July Fireworks Show over Lake Coeur d'Alene

The 'Code-man'
(stealing Grandma's heart)

Jaime Peterson holding Cody Hammond

The family home of my mom and her sister growing up

My Aunt Pat and Mom hugging in front of their childhood home in Union Oregon
My mom's 80th birthday

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Pictures forthcoming....I promise!!

My sister and I (we are the only children) scooped up our little mother and took her to visit her sister (only sibling) for her 80th birthday.We spent all day saturday laughing and talking and sharing memories.....and got our mom and aunt to talk about their memories and tried to record them all. We later had dinner at the 'grand' Union Hotel (I slobbered over that old building) and went to see former homes of family in the area, and visited gravesites. It was the best!!!
And now we are tying all those stories and names and pictures and geneology together. It was a chunk of Heaven!! Stand by for those pictures!

Monday, May 18, 2009

Kelly #7

Odd picture I know, can't even see his face. I'll fix........

He is currently in Jacksonville Florida, been there a year a year to go. We sure do miss him, but he's doing Awesome!

I should probably put these guys in birth-order...but then there's something refreshing about not being hung up on birth-order. Chaos just appeals to me I guess.

# 5 son-- Danny--The born Fisherman (and gourmet cook)

This is from one of his more recent trips to Canada. They fish waaay up north, almost to the outer fringes of the arctic circle. He's been many times. This is not even close to his biggest fish, but it was a picture I could lay my hands on. I'll get your better ones here eventually Dan.

Travis--my #1

Our oldest, Travis, lives in SanFrancisco. Works high-end men's wear, as it is his talent, interest and love...

Cory and Kaylynn and Emily and Owen

Cory is in Vail, Colorado for an internship this summer. Kaylynn and kiddies in Ephriam, Utah where Emily is getting settled in to her new school. We sure miss them. Would love to have my family closer!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Kyle, Theresa, C.J. and Brian

Kyle with his family at the Train Depot in Boise
Taking a tour.

Easter '09 with Suzanne and Kevin and lil' Cody (6 mo.)

Our only daughter-- Suzi's family.
Suzi and Kevin live in Boise but Kevin will graduate from BSU in May and then they'll move to Utah where he will work for Granite Construction.

My granddaughters--Harley, CJ, and Emily aren't they darlings?

Harley--Greg and Julie's daughter
C.J. --Kyle and Theresa's daughter

Emily--Cory and Kaylynn's daughter.

I made them 'skorts' for summer that twirl like the old poodle skirts (my personal creation). Made with all kinds of wild bandanas. Lots of grown women are trying to figure out how to make one for themselves.

Greg's AWESOME family Spring '09

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Cody "the cutest little bunny in the universe!" Hammond

Another Bandana Dress I made. Oooo Laa Laa!

Harley and Me

This is the bandana creation I made for my grandaughter Harley.