Showing posts from July, 2015

Incoming Mail--Wanda in Canada


Incoming Mail--Garrett in New Mexico


Incoming Mail--Jenn in Texas


Incoming Mail--Michele in New Mexico


Incoming Mail--Wanda in Canada


Zoo Camp--July 20-24, 2015


July 2015 in Photos

Sweet William, my great-nephew, home from the hospital and cute as a button.
Three generations--Herb, Maya, and Herb's mom, Phillipine.
Maya with Grandma.
 Herb's great-nephew, Myles.
 My nephew, Andrew, and one of his many fish caught at Lake Okoboji, Iowa.
My sister, Laura, and my mom at Palmer Candy Company in Sioux City, Iowa.
 Maya and her cousin, Kinyah.
 Herb with his sister, Becky. Our new house.  We move in on September 30.

Incoming Mail--Tami

Owl card and letter from Tami in Oregon.  She blogs over at A Mother's Musings.

Incoming Mail--Mom

Leanin' Tree card from my mom during her trip to Alabama with my sister.  One of Mom's first cousins and her husband celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party hosted by their daughter and son-in-law in Huntsville.

Outgoing Mail--July 1-15, 2015

Cards and Letters to my sister in New Mexico (2), Barbara in South Carolina, Sherri Kay in Wisconsin, my sister in Iowa, and my niece in New Mexico.

Letters to Wanda in Canada (2), Sherri Kay in Wisconsin, and Ann in Pennsylvania.

Postcards to Becky in Oregon, Jenn in Texas, Claudia in California, Les in Maine, Sue in North Carolina, Joel in Arizona, and Postcrossing (5).

Incoming Mail--Ann

Beautiful Papyrus card and letter from Ann in Pennsylvania.

Current Little Pleasures

Twin Bing straight from the Palmer Candy Company store in Sioux City, Iowa.

A hot fudge sundae with coffee ice cream from the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in Le Mars, Iowa.

Along with my sister, taking my mom to visit one of her oldest friends on the Fourth of July.

How nice our house looks now that we have it on the market.  Why are we moving again??

Joe Manganiello in Magic Mike XXL.

Little Nebraska Town by Rachel Price.  She gets it.

Photos of Maya hanging out with her dad's side of the family in South Carolina.

What about you?  What's adding that extra-special-something to your life right now?

Incoming Mail--Ellen

Lovely card and stamps from Ellen in The Netherlands.  I think The Netherlands has some of the best postage stamps.

Incoming Mail--Jenn

Postcards from Jenn in Texas' trip to Chicago.  Beluga whale at Shedd Aquarium and the fireplace at Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

Maya on Vacation--July 2, 2015

Maya in Omaha this morning.  After issues with yesterday's flight from Omaha to Atlanta caused an unexpected stay in an Omaha hotel, Herb and Maya arrived safely in South Carolina tonight.

Incoming Mail--Steph

Lovely card and letter from Steph in Minnesota.  I miss our real-life chats over coffee or a meal in library school in Kansas.  She was my first friend on campus in June 1993.

Outgoing Mail--June 16-30, 2015

Letters to Jenn in Texas, Barbara in South Carolina, and Sherri Kay in Wisconsin

Postcards to a lot of people.  Maybe you??