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Hanging Out At Wee Folk Art

After a few months of not blogging on One Generation, I've decided to take the site down for the time being. I have been very busy at my other blog, Wee Folk Art, which is a combination of crafts, recipes and stories. As a matter of fact, I am sharing some of my old One Generation to Another stories there, plus writing new stories for the blog. If you'd like to read more, join me at Wee Folk Art.

See you there!

About Me

Hi there! I am Kimara Wise. I am a wife, a mother, a gammy, a sister, a daughter, and a friend. I have raised three children, numerous pets, ran a home based preschool, and met my soul mate at the ripe age of 47… they do exist! Through him I acquired two more “children” that I have grown to love. When you hear me speak of “my children” it is usually referring to my three biological offspring. When I talk about “our children”, I’m speaking about Tim’s and my collective brood. I received a degree in home economics, later returning to school to get my elementary education degree. I’m at the tail end of the baby boomers and was in my teens during the turbulent sixties. I have lines upon my face from a lifetime of smiles…I count my blessings daily.

I loved, or more accurately, love my life. I enjoy raising my children, befriending my house, and spending time with my gardens. I came from a home rich with traditions, many of which I continued, and added many more to our family’s life.

And “Why the blog?”

This blog is a gift of love to my children and grandchildren. It is, in part, my legacy to them. But, it is also my way, hopefully, of sharing with others the things that worked, and sometimes monumentally failed, on my quest to turn our house into a home. It is a cozy chat amongst friends, and it is meant to span the generations. Although often didactic in nature, I hope you find it lighthearted and amusing in tone.
Finally, The Invitation!

In this blog I share stories about children, homes, gardens, friends, observations on life and, well, whatever suits my fancy on any given day! Over the next several months I expect the blog to grow and evolve. I hope to develop an active on-line community committed to sharing and encouraging family lore. I hope you become a regular contributor to the comment section. This blog is intended to amalgamate generations, allowing us all to benefit from different perspectives and points of view. So, welcome, return frequently, share with others, but most importantly… enjoy!

You can also join me, and my daughter Michelle, on Wee Folk Art for some crafty goodness. Hope to see you there!
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Returning on Tuesday, April 7th

Just wanted to jump on and let everyone know that I will be back with regular weekly postings next Tuesday, April 7. This is the longest hiatus I’ve taken, I have missed it dearly! So, if your Tuesday mornings included a perusal of One Gen, I hope you’ll rejoin me. This week we will be making the switch over to the new server, and I’m getting the “old look” back! I swear, I TRY to change… Anyway, check back, and I look forward to catching up!

Mischief and Mayhem

I've reached another one of those OMG moments when I feel like I'm being pulled in so many directions that my tensile strength is being challenged! For that reason I'm taking yet another break from One Gen for a bit and focusing my efforts in a different direction.

Right now Michelle and I are investing tons of time at our crafting blog Wee Folk Art. So for the time being we're creating mischief and mayhem over there and I just run out of enough wakeful hours to do everything I want to!

But you know me. I can never stay away too long. So check back frequently. I am also going to use this time to have Tim change us over to the server where Wee Folk is hosted. Also, I'm sorely missing my site's "old look", uhm, not surprising, and Michelle has graciously offered to make it so!

So, in my absense, please take care, and stop by and visit at Wee Folk Art. I'll be back before you know it!


Just getting ready to close up shop for the night, and I had this nagging feeling like I was forgetting something. Hmmm, I let the dogs out, checked Wee Folk Art for spam, locked the doors, then Yikes, it hit me... I ALWAYS write my blog on Mondays and post it right before I go to bed so that bright and early Tuesday mornings, my thought provoking and oh so witty words await my readers.

Well... I have no excuse for my nonexistent blog this week, except to say, I've been in a bit of a kafuffle all day, and up is down, right is left and the blog did not get written. There is a highly unlikely possibility that I'll get to it tomorrow, but if I don't, I'm using my "Get Out of Jail Free" card, and I'll see everyone back here, same time, same place, next week!