Monthly Archives: July 2007

My grandfather, Arthur Wayne McClain, passed away in his sleep on July 13th. He was born February 22, 1923 in Allen, Nebraska. He attended Allen schools and played all available boys’ sports, graduating Allen High School in 1940. His college education started at Wayne State Teacher’s College in Wayne, Nebraska where he played football, earning…

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Tuesday was spent visiting nearly every private school in the 2 towns closest to where we’re moving. Except for the Catholic ones. We had an appointment with a Lutheran school in the morning & we were quite pleased. Right now, they’re in a building that’s over 100 years old, but the care they’ve taken with…

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And, once again, I’ve totally neglected my lovely blog. I’m so sorry, blog. < petting head> You’re a good blog. I’m just having the hardest time coming up with things to say lately! You can add another stressor to the plate ‘o burden. My grandfather passed away last Friday. Unexpectedly, on vacation with my grandma,…

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Yesterday we said goodbye to Dorothy. She was born on February 4, 1928. She spent her childhood in a tiny, ramshackle cabin on a farm in Kentucky. She was the 2nd oldest of 5 children, so she was as much a mother as she was a child – helping to raise her younger siblings. Their…

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My poor blog. Just sitting here, patiently waiting for me to get around to writing something in it. I just haven’t had anything cool to say. This weekend, we get to celebrate my mother-in-law’s life. Tomorrow is the visitation & the service is on Saturday morning. I’m singing again, which is nice. My friend, Jay,…

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