GNO: Cher Curtis’ Favorite Things

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I am Cher Curtis, a daughter of the King, and a stay-at-home grandmother. A  REALLY  stay at home grandmother. In June I developed a serious knee infection that has required two surgeries – one more to come in February – and months of recuperation. My experience has changed me from a Martha to a Mary, from “doing” to “being,” from giving to receiving.

I have been blessed to be served by the faith community at CPC, friends and neighbors, and my amazing family.  My precious husband Lee never complains about cooking, doing laundry or bringing me green tea in bed.  My daughter Libby and granddaughters, Cate and Addie, my son Doug as well as son-in-law Todd and daughter-in-law Emily have organized, cleaned and loved me well as I have embraced the life of a couch potato! My disabled daughter Sarah still comes home for her weekly overnight, and has really bonded with her daddy who cares for her so tenderly. The experience of the past four months has definitely colored the selection of my favorite things!


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GNO: Jane Ellen Mark’s Favorite Things

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I’m a happy wife, mom of four lovely adult/married daughters, and “Nana” (pronounced to rhyme with “Papa,” not “banana”) to nine fabulous grands, with whom I love to hang out one-on-one.  I am unemployed (my husband, Bob, calls it “long-term maternity leave with benefits”), but most days I wish I had a clone to get everything done.  Which it never is.  In “discretionary” time I love to read and knit. Continue reading