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Free-for-all February

I live in western Washington. The weather is mild throughout the year as each season gradually moves to the next, but we do have seasons. One of my daughters was born in Winter’s January. It snowed the day I took her home from the hospital. My other daughter was born in Spring’s March where we … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Daily Life / dinner time / Family Activities / Fun and Games / Peggy Cady / Pranks / Strong Personalities / This too shall pass / Uncategorized

“This Too Shall Pass”

While I was growing up, the phrase, “This too shall pass,” was said by our mom so many times, I swore I’d never say it to my children.  And I haven’t. So imagine my surprise when I heard my husband mumble it at me yesterday. Not only at me, but about me. What? How is … Continue reading

C. G. Cady Naegle / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Music

Christmas Caroling

Christmas Carols This Monday is our family’s annual Christmas Caroling party.  We invite a bunch of people over, and whoever makes it, makes it.  I fill up about a dozen crockpots of delicious hot drinks, and we wander the neighborhood singing Christmas carols. We get all sorts of responses.  We’ve had people leave their car … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / C. G. Cady Naegle / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / Mystery Game

1st Christmas Party of the Year!

Tomorrow is a big day! I’m inviting a few of my favorite people over, and I’m throwing a mystery party!  This, in and of itself, isn’t wholly out of the normal.  What IS a big deal is the fact that I wrote this Mystery Party all by myself! My parents (and after they passed, my … Continue reading

C. Cady Fowler / Daily Life / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Pranks

Quincequil Day

We come by our writing honestly.  Dad was always writing silly stories for our amusement. I just recently ran across a collection of his stories, including this doozy:     Quincequil  Day by Monte Cady Arfgon Quincequil (730 – 687 BC) was a locally prominent medicine man in the region of the North American continent … Continue reading