Nana Judy

18 Dec 18
Adventures with Hank

I haven’t wrote in a while. We have been busy with Michael coming home!! I thought I would write about Hank starting school. He was evaluated by the school and determined to have a speech delay. I’m assuming they said this so he would qualify to attend the program. I never noticed a delay. He […]

17 Dec 18
Melissa Uncut...

Melissa- Storyteller I was born in the ’60s. I have to be straight and real and make the surprise announcement that I was an unplanned pregnancy. I found this out early in life. Unfortunately, I was not able to put the pieces together on my own until after mom had passed. Apparently, she knew all […]

14 Dec 18
Hermana Sautter in Chile

  Elle received her mission call in June! Her friend received his a day before her so she decided to wait a whole day and open it Saturday night at 7…  She had everyone over for creamies and cookies to hear where she would be going.  Lots of people came and crammed into the living […]

05 Dec 18
Wausau Pilot & Review

Obituaries are a service of Brainard Funeral Home, with locations in Wausau and Weston. Donald “Skip” Lewandoski Donald “Skip” L. Lewandoski, Jr. of Wausau, 69, husband of Doreen S. Lewandoski, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at home with his loving family at his side after a long fight against prostate cancer. Skip grew up […]

01 Dec 18
Judy Bland's not so bland blog

I am 53 years old, a Hispanic female, and I have been married to my husband for 25 years.  We have 3 children together.  Two of which are young adults working and attending classes.  The third is 12 years old.  Also part of the family are 4 dogs.  Lilly the labradoodle, Miley the toy poodle, […]

30 Nov 18
Henry Oliver

What is trending with Henry Oliver, The biggest thing that Henry is doing right now is he is getting ready to have his first Christmas. I am also excited for Christmas myself, but I am more excited to see Henry and his first Christmas. I feel like Henry is going to be really excited but […]

25 Nov 18
Emily's Family Migration Blog

As an explanation for my late second blog post, as well as a healthy way for me to express myself (by recommendation of my therapist), I wanted to make a blog post about my Nana. My Nana was the person I was working on this immigration blog with, talking to her about her father’s migration […]

15 Nov 18
The Compartments

The concept of “Stuck at 2” (songs that almost made it to #1 in the UK chart but missed out by one place) continues to preoccupy me. This piece from last week looked at the whole of the 1970s, with a link to this list on the Trivia Menu. Today’s piece looks at the whole […]

15 Nov 18
Step Away Chubby

My children call me Ma. Molly coined the name and it stuck. Now, when they send me a text or give me a card or write me a note, they often call me Ma [or Bowl Cut Betty or Big Booty Judy]. I love the name Ma. [Bowl Cut Betty and Big Booty Judy? I […]

15 Nov 18
Meg's Sustainable Blog

Do you want to give something meaningful this Christmas? Do you find yourself buying useless gifts just because you feel obligated to buy something? This year you could instead give the gift of giving. You could give money to an organisation that can make a genuine difference in the lives of people who really need […]

08 Nov 18
Everett Leader Herald

Longtime Everett Resident McCABE, Violet, of Malden, formerly of Everett, entered into eternal rest in the Courtyard Nursing Care Center on Friday, November 2, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was 90 years old. Born in house on Ferry Street in Everett, Violet remained a Everett resident for most of her life, raising her […]

01 Nov 18
I Actually Paid To See This

The original Halloween, which debuted 40 years ago, is one of the greatest horror movies of all time, and it’s certainly the best of the slasher subgenre. Director John Carpenter created a seminal character and film using the barest of elements, including a minimalist keyboard theme that still creeps me out to this day, and of […]

31 Oct 18

This is a true story of what happened to my nana in 2013 and the ghost which plagued her last few months. Emily was a grand lady. She was 98 years old and had lived a long and happy life. She had 9 children, vast amounts of grandchildren and many great grandchildren. She had lived […]