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.

Plus…

GRAND Social No. 363 link party …

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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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A new home! Plus GRAND Social No. 352 link party for grandparents

A new home! Plus GRAND Social No. 352 link party for grandparents

A new home!

I don’t want to say too much, for fear of jinxing things, but we found a new home!

A home that’s half the size of the one we currently live in. Which is perfect.

PLUS… the GRAND Social link party for grandparents.

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Meet Marianne! Plus, GRAND Social No. 351 link party for grandparents

Meet Marianne! Plus, GRAND Social No. 351 link party for grandparents

Meet Marianne!

Have you met Marianne Waggoner Day, author of Camp Grandma: Next-Generation Grandparenting—Beyond Babysitting? If not, please check out my Q&A with Marianne, my most recent Grilled Grandma.

Plus… GRAND Social No. 351 link party for grandparents…

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GRAND Social No. 349 link party for grandparents

GRAND Social No. 349 link party for grandparents

I hope your Easter was fabulously blessed! Thank you for being here for the 349th edition of the longest-running link party exclusively for grandparents.

Happy linking, my friends!

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Doing it! Plus, GRAND Social No. 348 link party for grandparents

Doing it! Plus, GRAND Social No. 348 link party for grandparents

Doing it!

Jim and I are doing it. Finally. We have finally accepted the fact the home we love and have lived in for nearly 12 years is too big for us, has too many stairs, too large of a yard, too much space for two. Especially two with trouble walking about.

Which means we are doing it: We are moving to a smaller place… somewhere (TBD) in the same city. Yes, we are downsizing. Though I prefer to think of it as my most recent Silver Sneakers newsletter called it, rightsizing. Our current home is 3,600 square feet. The homes we’re considering…

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Be yourself! Plus, GRAND Social No. 347 link party for grandparents

Be yourself! Plus, GRAND Social No. 347 link party for grandparents

Be yourself!

This week’s extra special message, best expressed by James.

Plus…

GRAND Social No. 347 link party for grandparents

IMPORTANT NOTE: InLinkz, the app I use for link parties, has changed their format, unbeknownst to me until I created this post/party. It seems folks who add links now must sign up with InLinkz when adding links to a link party (simple enough using your email address or your Facebook profile—and InLinkz cannot post on your Facebook page). If you have trouble linking to the GRAND Social, please let me know and I’ll do my best to help you out.

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