My in-laws got a surprise a few weeks ago...PUPPIES! These six cute little puppies are just a few weeks old but will be needing a new home in a few more weeks. Their Mommy is a full size collie and Daddy is an English Setter, both very sweet parents. There are three males and three females. Three are all white with a patch over one eye and the other three are marked more like their collie mom.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
A few years ago at Christmas Grandpa gave all of us copies of his memories and experiences of WWII. It was extremely interesting and made us all realize how lucky we were that he survived and started the roots that have now expanded into our current families. Grandpa survived being involved in both the European and Pacific Theaters during WWII. He served on an ammunition carrier as a Third Class Radarman, very new technology at the time and of which they didn't have at the beginning of the war. His ship was hit by a Japanese Kamikaze single-manned submarine. There is no explanation as to why the ship didn't explode since it was carrying 4,500 tons of ammunition and around 48,000 rounds of shells. Although the ship was severely damaged it did not completely sink. It was the only ship during WWII to wear a purple heart on her mast until the end of the war.
My grandfather is the kindest, most gentle man I have ever known and we are all very proud of the service he has done for our country, helping to ensure our freedoms. He has and continues to lead a very honorable life and has even been able to meet his great-grandchildren. Quite awhile ago Joe and I decided that if we ever become blessed with a little boy Alvin will be his middle name.
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Sunday, May 2, 2010
Today was the Burlington Flea Market again. Once a month the Aring family goes and sees what loot they can find. I was able to find an awesome metal pie plate to display in my future kitchen someday. :) Then bought 18 wave petunias! Finally, I found some really great stuff I got to add to my scrapbooking stash! Sneaky Joe decided to buy Addi a baby bunny when I wasn't looking! I have to admit I wasn't overly excited because I know who will be taking care of it... Addi was interested in her for a short while, but then went back to playing with her balloons!
Posted by Megan R at 7:07 PM
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Friday, March 12, 2010
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