Author Archives: Lisa Ann

About Lisa Ann

Wife, Mom & Nana enjoying life! Avid genealogist and history lover.

Hanging of the Greens

  We had quite a joyous celebration at Advent Lutheran to mark the First Sunday of Advent. The music, readings and reflections as well as the participation of the congregation in decorating the church was beautiful and moving. The pews were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Wrap Up

It was my intention to share a post daily in November reflecting on things I was thankful for. Well, My husband and I were taking turns being sick and quite honestly, I didn’t have the energy or time to write. … Continue reading

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Day 11 of Giving Thanks – Our Veterans

  VETERANS FROM OUR FAMILY Jesse Deeter 1921-2011 My Husband’s Father US Army Air Corp WWII Charles Warren Spalding 1930-2000 My Father US Navy Korean Conflict Bernard Benjamin Spalding 1922-2003 My Uncle, Daddy’s Brother US Army WWII, European Theater Clayton … Continue reading

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WWII Memories From My Dad

Daddy always lamented that he was sorry he was not old enough to have served in WWII like his older brother Bernard and his sister’s husband Clayton. He would serve his country though in a different way. As a teenager … Continue reading

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Day 10 of Giving Thanks – My Pets

When I was born my parents had a beautiful black cat, Jetty. They told me he wasn’t real fond of me when I first came home. He didn’t know what to make about that noisy little thing in the bassinet. … Continue reading

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Day 9 of Giving Thanks – My Grandchildren

Ah, grandchildren, or grandangels as I have always referred to mine! They are the reward of raising your children for sure. We are blessed with 3 beautiful granddaughters with another grandangel on the way. My husband and I have made … Continue reading

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