Category Archives: grandparenthood

MNOOKM Party

Saturday, November 28th 2020 MNOOKM: McSweeney, Neely, Oberhauser, Oberhauser, Kolonoski, McSweeney. It wasn’t a party per se, it just feels like one every time we get these cousins together. . 2020-11-28 MNOOKM Party [0:44]: . And it’s a comfort to … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020: Thank you Grandma

Saturday, October 24th 2020 Dear Grandma: Thank you for the delicious spooky treats! We love you and are so lucky to have you for a Grandma. Now if you could please help vote tRump out of office we would both … Continue reading

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Bubble Wow’s Birthday 2020

Sunday, September 20th 2020 The Oberhauser 4 joined the McSweeney/Kolonoski 5 to celebrate Mom’s birthday in the backyard. 2020-09-20 Happy Birthday Bubble Wow [1:45]: 💕

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Happy *13th* Birthday Miles!

Monday, September 14th 2020 Although we had to miss it this year, we love you Miles and are so proud of you Buddy! ⚾️💕

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Happy Birthday Grandpa Bruce!

September 8th 2020 Because of the pandemic this year, I couldn’t visit my dad for his 80th Birthday. Hope yeh enjoyed this video instead: 2020-09-08 Happy Birthday Grandpa Bruce! [0:43]: ❤️💕❤️💕❤️

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Rowan’s 2nd Birthday

Saturday, July 4th 2020 Possibly the best thing about celebrating Rowan this year was that it was almost completely unplanned, but then it just happened anyway.  2020-07-04 Rowan’s 2nd Birthday [1:55]:   Love, Uncle Jenny (o; ♥

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Quarantine UkeOke #92 – Twinkle Star Deep Cut (feat. The Mighty Rowan & Co.)

Saturday, June 13th 2020 – Quarantine Day #92             . Song:  ABC-Black-Star Medley By:  Traditional .     2020-06-13 Quarantine UkeOke #92 – Twinkle Deep Cut [6:31]:  . ♥

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AT RISE: Good and Bad

Tuesday, April 28th 2020   AT RISE:  Daddy is holding the phone so Boy can talk with Grandpa Pops. POPS:  Well Gavin, what do you think of having school at home? GAVING:  Well [pause].  It’s good AND it’s bad. POPS:  … Continue reading

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Quarantine UkeOke #31 – Ordinary Women and Men

Monday, April 13th 2020 – Quarantine Day #31 .       . Song:  Ordinary Women and Men By:  Don White . 2020-04-13 Quarantine UkeOke #31 – Ordinary Women and Men [4:47]: . ♥

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DIY Pandemic Masks

Monday, April 6th 2020 Instead of attending to Le Homeschool today, I sewed masks.   Hopefully an upgrade from the hankies we wore the day before:   It is absurd of course that our very lives are now dependent upon … Continue reading

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