Monday, May 2, 2011

Miscellany Monday

Miscellany Monday @ lowercase letters

Today for Miscellany Monday I thought I would share some things that have been happening. If you want to link up, just click on the button above.

1. My girls are graduating! Abigail is on the left and Bailey is on the right. My two oldest granddaughters. I love them both so much!

Abigail had her open house on Saturday, and a good time was had by all. She played two beautiful pieces on her violin at the party, and she was accompanied by her brother Jared on the piano. It was fantastic!

2. I met Courtney Becker at Abigail's party. He is the 911 operator/dispatcher who took the call the morning our 6 year old granddaughter Anna passed away. His life was forever changed from that morning on. Courtney has told his story, and my daughter Lynnette has written it all in a book, called "He Heard Hannah!"... adding his story to her story of how God has brought her through the loss of her daughter, and how He used Anna's death to save this 911 dispatcher. Being Published by Comfort Books...coming soon!

This is a picture of Lynnette and Kyle, and of Courtney and his daughter Hannah, who is holding a picture of our precious Anna who went to be with Jesus. God has brought blessings from our time of sorrow.

3. Our Grandson Caleb is driving! Well he is learning. He just got his learner's permit. I cannot grasp this and you can be sure that Grandma will be praying! (:>)

4. Branson Landing Floods! Here is Caleb again sitting on a bench at Branson Landing in Missouri. We went there last year right after school got out, and took our daughter Lonna and her four kids. We love that area, and saw a great Dancing Waters Light Show along the lake, Well that area is flooded right now. I am hoping the waters will recede and that they can repair the damage. Branson Landing is a nice area with Hotels, Restaurants, and Shopping and Entertainment for families. Near by homes were also flooded.

5. The Royal Wedding was something to behold. I loved Kate's dress...and I thought they looked so sweet together. I hope they will live happily ever after!


4 Blessings said...

Love reading about all that is going on in your life right now. Congrats to your granddaughters.

Kate said...

Lots happening in your life! How cool you got to meet the dispatcher! I hope the flooding isn't too bad, I know how much you all love Branson!

Deanna said...

Hi Linda.
An exciting time in your family with girls graduating and celebrations.

Kate's dress was so very pretty. Over the week-end I saw Princess Diana's wedding dress in Kansas City. Seeing some of her beautiful dresses was a dream come true for me. I admired the skillfully sewed classy.

I was stunned this morning when I read that
o sam a's body was buried at sea....supposedly to honor islamic burial practices of burying the dead within 24 hours of their death.

I feel an urgency to pray for our country like never before. I don't trust our president.
Think this death will boost his ratings and he will be re-elected to office.


Jenilee said...

what precious moments for you this weekend! :) loved the picture on Lynnette's blog of you as a young mom with your three little girls!! :) you are beautiful!!!

Kristin said...

What a great post, Momma! I totally agree about OBL and the royal wedding. I had to watch footage yesterday of the wedding since I missed it when I was moving. :) I thought they looked amazing together!

I'm so happy for Abigail and Bailey. What an exciting time! And how neat to meet Courtney. I am still patiently waiting to read Lynnette's book! :D

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Jeanie said...

I really enjoyed you miscellany post, Linda, especially the tender telling of the story about the 911 operator.
Congratulations to the graduates.

BARBIE said...

Congratulations to your beautiful granddaugters. I haven't seen the royal wedding yet, but from all the pictures I've seen, it was spectacular. I hope to watch it soon.

Kathryn said...

Catching up on blog reading & stopped to say hi.

I'm amazed at how much you & Lynnette look alike from the pic a couple of pages back. And i agree that Soy is definitely NOT a health food, tho many people don't know that. (Neither is canola oil or the other vegetable oils sold as "healthy.")

Happy day after May Day. :)

Heart n Soul said...

Hello there...I just popped over from Miscellany Monday.

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Cheryl said...

Thanks for visiting my blog. This was a great post - it looks like you have a fantastic family! And yes, the Royal wedding was a sight to behold!
I'm your latest follower. :)

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Veronica said...

First off, I am totally being nosy and reading these weird misc last two comments that were left for you here. Spam like this is SO weird! fun to read what all of your family is up to! Your grandson looks SO young to be driving! How exciting about Bailey and Abigail graduating! We have a nephew graduating this year too and I am totally looking forward to that!

I enjoyed watching the royal wedding too and ended up having to take a nap the next day. Getting up that early was silly but I don't regret it! It was fun to watch history in the making! :)

Holly said...

I only watched a tiny bit of the wedding but loved her dress