Friday, August 9, 2019

In These Days of Cell Phones, Texting, & Social Media...Can the Nest Ever Truly Be Empty?

Millennials, the group of people born between 1982 and 2000, are also sometimes called the Net Generation because (at least according to some people) they don't remember a time when there was no Internet. As a result of growing up with the Internet and associated devices, millennials are often said to be the most technologically savvy generation to date.

But what was it like for them as they were learning to use this technology?

My daughter was born in 1987, and as she entered college things were happening fast. I was in the perfect position to see not only how many things had changed from my own college days, but how they changed monthly and even weekly for her! I also realized that with today's technology and the constant contact it is able to provide the nest never truly feels empty.

This collection of stories spans her college years through her wedding day four years later. Some of the stories will choke you up a bit, most will make you chuckle. And whether you are a parent or have a parent you'll relate!

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Too Short Kennedy Visit

Brittany and Kennedy's visit was only from noon on Friday until about 9 a.m the next day. But we packed a lot into it!!!

The first thing we did was pack a picnic and head out to the lake for a couple hours.

Then we picked blueberries

Next went to our neighborhood social and the pool after that.

Saturday morning we "jammed" - John on the guitar, me on the piano and Kennedy on her toy saxophone. All playing something different!!

And then she was gone!

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Kennedy Enjoying Summer

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Kennedy's 4th Birthday

Guess how old Kennedy is!

Birthday Party at the Little Gym

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Memorial Day Weekend with Kennedy

The first thing Kennedy does when she gets to our house is check to see if Papa's boat is there

Morning at the park

Pool time with Papa

Ready to play on the lake!

Boating. Kennedy has a dress for every occasion!

Tuckered out

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Easter Weekend with Kennedy

So many memories of our weekend with Kennedy this Easter make me smile: how she is ALWAYS so busy, how she loves to just run and run and run! How she gets over any kind of upset in a minute, the cute things she says, climbing into bed with me in the morning. Precious times!

Above is from the church Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Baskets

Easter Love!

Splash Pad at Wannamaker Park

Paddle boating at Wannamaker Park

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Kennedy's Short Spring Break

Kennedy's daycare was closed for two days last week for "spring break". So John and I drove down to watch her while Mommy and Daddy worked.

We kept her on the road both days!

 On the Battery - we had just finished looking for Mermaids

At an International Festival

Our favorite thing to do in Charleston - look at houses and gardens

Picnic break downtown

By the end of the day Kennedy was beat!

On Saturday we went to Brittany's Company's Picnic

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