Category Archives: Trica

Wistful Wednesday : Little Girls

When the girls were little they were much easier to take care of.  Bandages for the owies that bled and kisses for all the other ones.  A cuddle with a blankie in a chair and being rocked until they went … Continue reading

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Trica’s Birthday

Trica was supposed to be born around April 1 she waited 18 more days..I went into labor the morning they scheduled to induce me. Back in 1972 you had to have the whole works..enemas..shavings..before you could give birth.  Fathers were … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday : April 17, 1998

Our middle granddaughter was born on this day in 1998, on a Friday.  You know what they say about Friday’s child..loving and giving.  Yes, she is most certainly that! I didn’t remember it as a Friday. She was labored and … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: 1977 and 1978 Pictures with Santa

Pictures with Santa.  That was a pretty big deal.  We used to go to a shopping center in South Moorhead to have the photos taken.  If we felt we could afford it then we would go to West Acres..Santa photos … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Shadow

Only the Shadow knows.. …why he loved to sleep in the bathroom sink. He would lay there half the day until someone ran cold water for him to drink out of the faucet. He was a weird cat.  He was … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: A Name

What is in a name?  What makes you choose one name over another for your child? Far Guy is named after a childhood friend of his fathers.  They graduated from High School together. I believe that Far Guy’s Mom wrote … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Through the Years

I gave birth to someone who will turn forty years old today.  It doesn’t seem that long ago. Trica’s first birthday..she was terrified of the clown on her cake. Here she is in July of 1975, her last few months … Continue reading

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