Sharing scary stories! Plus, GRAND Social No. 364 link party for grandparents

Sharing scary stories! Plus, GRAND Social No. 364 link party for grandparents

Sharing scary stories!

I’ve been blogging for more than 10 years now and have seen a lot of changes in what works and what doesn’t for the medium. One thing I’ve noticed lately, perhaps you have too, is that it seems like more content is being shared beyond blogs than on the actual blogs. Meaning, social media channels have become the primary place for posting, blogs secondary. Which is the opposite of the earlier days of blogging…

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GRAND Social No. 364 link party for grandparents

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Shortest season ever! Plus GRAND Social No. 363 link party for grandparents

Shortest season ever! Plus GRAND Social No. 363 link party for grandparents

Shortest season ever!

Remember those photos of fall I shared right here only eleven days ago? Well, the very day that post published, winter moved in just as I feared and my pretty leaves turned crunchy brown.

In the ten days since, winds picked up, crunchy brown leaves hit the ground.

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GRAND Social No. 363 link party …

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A grand goose egg and GRAND Social No. 361 link party for grandparents

A grand goose egg and GRAND Social No. 361 link party for grandparents

A grand goose egg

Bumps, bangs, and boo-boos are part and parcel of the toddler stage as newbie walkers get their land legs. I get that.

Goose eggs are entirely different story as far as I’m concerned, though. Yet every. single. one of my grandsons got big ones at one point or another. Benjamin’s point came Saturday when he bonked his noggin …

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GRAND Social No. 360 link party for grandparents

GRAND Social No. 360 link party for grandparents

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting for this week’s GRAND Social!

As I’m writing this in advance — and setting to publish right about the time I’m hopping aboard a flight home from my weekend in the desert with my grandsons — I’ll just get right to it!

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Grand twins and the GRAND Social No. 359 link party for grandparents

Grand twins and the GRAND Social No. 359 link party for grandparents

Grand twins

No, one of my daughters hasn’t recently surprise me with twin grandkiddos. I do, though, have grand twins of another sort: a grand niece and a grand nephew.

And yesterday Jim and I attended their very first birthday celebration.

Here, my grand niece and grand nephew — kiddos of my …

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Weekend accomplishment, plus GRAND Social No. 358 link party for grandparents

Weekend accomplishment, plus GRAND Social No. 358 link party for grandparents

Weekend accomplishment

Who here believes that a weekend without accomplishment is a wasted weekend?

I do, I do!

I’m unsure why I put such pressure on myself but if I don’t accomplish even the smallest of somethings from Saturday morning through Sunday evening, I feel I’ve squandered time, talents, and opportunities to git ‘er done. Whatever ‘er might be.

I’m not talking massive achievements like …

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Labor Day? Plus GRAND Social No. 356 link party for grandparents

Labor Day? Plus GRAND Social No. 356 link party for grandparents

Labor Day?

Yes, it is indeed Labor Day in the United States. I hope your holiday weekend has been fabulous and is ending on a happy note.

In consideration of closing out Labor Day in a happy way, I’m once again sharing this, my favorite Labor Day video. I’ve posted it a couple times on this same date in the past, but despite being nine years old…

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GRAND Social No. 353 link party for grandparents

GRAND Social No. 353 link party for grandparents

Time again for some socializing! Share your links, my blogging friends. And please do visit the links shared by others.

Thank you for participating! Cheers!

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