Shane

 

Grandma Salty

Poem: I know my Grandma did a lot of bragging about her grand kids, so now it’s our time to brag about her. I also want to recognize Grandpa for his continuous love and support, helping make all of this possible. We love you.

How Many Grandma’s

  • How many Grandma’s would send their Grandson a care package every week for their entire time in college? And how many Grandma’s would stick it out for 6 years without missing a single week? Each package had home made baked goods, weekly bunco and hand and foot winnings including her score cards, and other little gifts or some spending cash. She didn’t even tell me she was going to do this, the packages just started to show up and never stopped.

  • How many Grandma’s can show up on a college campus and have 100 students already know who she is? “Are you Grandma Salty!?” Most said…

  • How many Grandma’s would wake up at 5am to get in line with their grandson at his favorite bar on college graduation day?

  • How many Grandma’s would send their Grandson’s friend a box of his favorite cookies just because he is his little brother in the fraternity? Upon meeting him she took out a pen and paper and asked what his address and favorite cookies were; next week they arrived.

  • How many Grandma’s would send their grandson’s roommate a cookie cutter from her personal collection because she thought it would help with his home made ravioli’s?

  • How many Grandma’s would go to a small dive venue in Anaheim to watch their Grandson play his first band gig in high school? Oh by the way it was a hardcore metal concert.

  • How many Grandma’s have a grandson that tattooed half their arm with a symbol that represents her? Grandma has worn a gold lion necklace with diamonds every day since before I was born, and I am told I was obsessed with it as a child. There is a matching ring that she gave to my Dad at 18, and he gave it to me at 18. When I wanted a tattoo at the age of 20, I wanted it to be something incredible, something perfect. Grandma was a clear first choice.

  • How many Grandma’s would take their grandson’s on a solo trip to Catalina or the Mid-West while they were in elementary school?

  • How many Grandma’s would take their grandson’s Christmas shopping every year with a thousand dollar budget and let them pick out anything they wanted as long as they would pretend to be surprised on Christmas morning?

  • How many Grandma’s would send their grandson on a ski trip for four winters, while he was in college?

  • How many Grandma’s would cosign a student loan for years five and six of college after their grandson and his parents reached their limit during the first four years?

  • How many Grandma’s have had hundreds or thousands of hockey goals scored for them? The last hockey game I played while Grandma was alive was only 6 weeks before she passed. I scored two hat tricks (six goals), the most I have ever scored in a single hockey game in my entire life.

  • How many Grandma’s have saved a golf course and preserved the life and community that thrives around it?

  • How many Grandma’s have served on the board of their community for 11 years as President, Treasurer, Secretary, etc.

  • How many Grandma’s have had a City Council member look them in the face through the television screen while they were in the hospital and wish them a speedy recovery, because the city needs them back?

  • How many Grandma’s would walk down the storm drain gutters all the way to the golf course so her grandson’s could find golf balls?

  • How many Grandma’s have knitted 365 Christmas stockings that are hanging on the mantles of so many fireplaces? Not to mention the hundreds of miniature stockings with candy canes she made for us to hand out to our classmates every year in elementary school.

  • Grandma never missed anything? Hockey, soccer, golf, gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, flag football, school performances, graduation, or anything else she was there.

  • How many Grandma’s would make Motley Crue T-shirts for her grandson’s to wear to a concert even if she didn’t know or care about Motley Crue?
  • How many Grandma’s would drive to San Jose to watch their Grandson’s gymnastic competition?

  • How many Grandma’s would fly to Colorado and North Carolina to watch their Grandson play hockey?

  • How many Grandma’s want to drive a bright red Hummer?

  • And how many Grandma’s would drive to Santa Barbara for their Grandson’s high school volleyball tournament even though his grades weren’t good enough to get him off the bench? He didn’t play during one game, yet she was in the bleachers for every one of them.

- end of poem

  • Grandma Salty is legendary, and legends never die. We might not see her today, but we feel her today, and we know she is with us and always will be with us.
  • She is a my Heroine and achieves greatness in all she does.
  • Grandma has undying Belief in herself, Belief in me, and Belief in all of us.
  • She sees no bounds, and sees no bounds for any of us.
  • Her confidence shines so bright, and just being next to her makes me feel wonderful and comfortable.
  • She will never listen to someone who tells her she can’t, and more importantly she will never tell herself that she can’t.
  • There is no challenge too great for Grandma. When she left the hospital a year ago she could not walk or move her legs, but that didn’t last long. Grandma confined to a wheel chair…. ya right. And when Grandma got sick with liver cancer and had most of her liver removed, and was told she only had a few months to live… ya right, she lived for over 20 more years.
  • She is interested in anything her loved ones are interested in, and often becomes more passionate about it than us.
  • She is full of love and her love radiates into everything she comes into contact with.
  • She is unity; she is the yarn that holds the family Christmas stockings together above our many fireplaces.
  • Her word is impeccable.
  • She is a great leader, and the gravity and strength that holds our family together.
  • She loved to talk to us on the phone, but would never call. And just recently she got an iPhone because she heard that us grandkids like to text message. We really enjoyed sending her photos.
  • Grandma listened, and it was always about us. She would never talk for more than a minute about herself. She was so selfless.
  • When it came to family her schedule somehow was always open, despite how many appointments she really had each week, we were always her #1.
  • She was full of tradition, and our holiday feasts were incredible. Ham rings, custard, jello, corn soufflé, green beans, black olives, banana bread, cookies. Every year she made me my own personal green beans because i loved them so much.
  • She loved playing in the park with us across the street, she was a great pitcher. And we loved sitting at the table on holidays playing games until midnight or later. And in the past few years we did it with wine in hand which I really cherished. She loved her white zinfandel, but she always had a bottle of Mark West waiting since it was my favorite.
  • She always had my favorite strawberry candy in her purse and at the house.

Thank you for loving us unconditionally, I love you Grandma. And I love you Grandpa, you were amazing life partners.

- Shane

Planning Academy

Play a part in planning Edmonton’s growth and change

Join the Planning Academy!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the spring Planning Academy courses. The fall wholesale nhl jerseys china 2015 Planning Academy schedule is being developed and will be finalized later this summer.

What is the Planning Academy?

The City of Edmonton’s Planning Academy offers a series of courses designed to provide a better understanding of the planning and development process in Edmonton.

The City developed Planning Academy to help Edmontonians:

better cheap jerseys free shipping understand and participate in the planning process, and

better understand the roles, rights and interests of all parties involved in the planning and development process.

The Current Planning branch of Sustainable Development will cheap jerseys offer each course at least once a year and city staff will facilitate the courses.

Courses vary in length from three to six hours and participants will receive a manual, instruction, and light refreshments. Sessions will consist of discussions and “real life” activities to increase participants’ understanding.

What courses can I take?

The program consists of core and elective courses. Participants can earn a Certificate of Participation by completing the three core courses and one cheap jerseys china elective course. Participants are welcome to take any course, in any order, whether or not it will lead to a certificate.Articles Connexes�������������������������

Research writes: However, despite sector leading growth in sales, profits, and EBITDA, shares of Prada trade at a meaningful discount to its peers on a price to earnings basis, and trade broadly in line with its peers on other metrics. When accounting for such above average growth, shares of Prada are, under favorable assumptions, worth over 100% more than their present price. I’m not able chi hair straighteners to find a meaningful cheap gucci shoes discount to peers on a price to earnings basis. I’ve used the exact same michael kors cheap peer group as Helix investments. On current P/E metrics the company is trading cheap gucci bags well above peers, as shown by YCharts above. Plotting above average growth numbers as continuing into the future is dangerous if there is no clear competitive advantage established. Economic theory established that competition should come in and destroy excess returns. In the case of Prada, a competitive advantage is debatable. Paul Swinand of Morningstar argues Prada has a wide economic moat: We believe the Prada brand and product leadership transcend fashions
Does Wall Street Know Christian Louboutin Replica Fashion Imagine the boardroom meetings during this deal. Donatella Versace at one end of table and Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman at the other. The two powerful executives’ companies entered a deal Blackstone will take cheap handbags sale a 20% stake in Italian luxury group Versace. Blackstone will inject some $204 million into the company and acquire $82 million in Versace stock giving the designer a $1.4 valuation. Blackstone had a stellar year in 2013 which included the $2.4B IPO of Hilton Worldwide. The PE firm posted record revenues of $6.6. billion last year wholesale handbags sale up 60% from wholesale cheap gucci 2012, and also hit record profits of $3.5 billion, an increase of 76%. The firm ended the year with a record AUM of $266 billion. “We now manage nearly three times more assets than when we went public in 2007, which is very atypical for almost any money manager,” Schwarzman said wholesale fake handbags in a cheap gucci handbags call with investors. Blackstone’s sweet spot has been its real estate business which reached $80 billion in assets at the end of 2013, almost
Articles Connexes�������
who has done big things with such veteran quarterbacks as Ben Roethlisberger, Kurt Warner and Philip Rivers, clearly isn’t concerned."He’s a talented young Authenitc Black Chris Chelios Jersey man who has a very good Women Keith Magnuson Jersey feel for Elite White Glenn Hall Jersey the position and how to process those things," Whisenhunt said, "and we’re excited to Elite Red Bobby Hull Jersey Authenitc Black Bobby Hull Jersey get a chance to work with him."Naturally, Elite Bobby Hull Jersey Mariota isn’t worried about the doubters, either."I Authenitc Denis Savard Jersey believe in my abilities and the hard work that I’ve put in," he said. "And that’s one thing is that I can’t control other people’s opinions. I’ve just got to do Elite Red Denis Savard Jersey what I can do Elite White Brandon Authenitc White Keith Magnuson Jersey Saad Jersey and that’s putting in the hard work and getting ready for the next chapter. People are always going to have their opinions and say what they want to say."NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell struggled with the pronunciation when announcing Mariota as Authenitc White Chris Chelios Women Keith Magnuson Jersey Jersey Authenitc Black Bobby Hull Jersey the No. 2 pick, saying "Mario toe." It’s pronounced Mario tah. Goodell also bobbled Elite Red Corey Crawford Jersey Oregon, going with Ora Authenitc Keith Magnuson Jersey gone.Not that Mariota Elite Red Chris Chelios Jersey noticed."I didn’t even hear
arcades suggestive of an ILS (white arrow heads). A whitish area of gliosis is seen inferior Elite White Bobby Hull Jersey to the disc. (b) Colour fundus photograph of the left eye at follow up after 1 month showing the optic disc pit and the ILS Authenitc Joakim Nordstrom Jersey (white arrow heads). The nerve fibre layer cyst and the OLD appear to have collapsed. A whitish area of gliosis is seen inferior to the disc. Full figure and legend (208K) Fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) revealed a stippled hyperfluorescence in the area of the OLD, pooling in the area of the ILS and a persisting hypofluorescence of the ONH pit Men Denis Savard Jersey even at the late stage The nerve fibre layer cyst showed late hyperfluorescence (see Figure 2a, b). Visual field examination using a 1 m tangent screen revealed a dense central scotoma to 1/1000 object. OCT revealed the optic disc pit, the NFL cyst in the PMB, and the OLD under the foveola. The ILS communicated with the pit nasally and temporally Authenitc White Brandon Saad Jersey it extended underneath the foveola and beyond in the parafoveal region (see Figure 3a,
txt”;
img1579= new Image();
img1579.src=”(13877).txt”;
img1580= new Cheap Yeezy 350 Pirate Black Image();
img1580.src=”(13876).txt”;
img1581= new Image();
img1581.src=”(13875).txt”;
img1582= new Image();
img1582.src=”(13874).txt”;
img1583= new Image();
img1583.src=”(13873).txt”;
img1584= new Image();
img1584.src=”(13872).txt”;
img1585= new Image();
img1585.src=”(13871).txt”;
img1586= new Image();
img1586.src=”(13870).txt”;
img1587= new Image();
img1587.src=”(13869).txt”;
img1588= new Image();
img1588.src=”(13868).txt”;
img1589= new Image();
img1589.src=”(13867).txt”;
img1590= new Image();
img1590.src=”(13866).txt”;
img1591= new Image();
img1591.src=”(13865).txt”;
img1592= new Image();
img1592.src=”(13864).txt”;
img1593= new Cheap Yeezy Boost 350 Release Image();
img1593.src=”(13863).txt”;
img1594= new Image();
img1594.src=”(13862).txt”;
img1595= new Image();
img1595.src=”(13861).txt”;
img1596= new Image();
img1596.src=”(13860).txt”;
img1597= new Image();
img1597.src=”(13859).txt”;
img1598= new Image();
img1598.src=”(13858).txt”;
img1599=
. The top four leading rushers on Cheap Adidas 350 Online Shopping their team gained over 5 yards per carry. The reason why their defense was so successful was because they didn Replica Adidas Yeezy have to spend much time on Cheap Adidas Yeezy 550 the field because their offense was out there most of the game. A more accurate formula for measuring a successful offense would be to take into account points per possession and average length of each possession instead of the usual statistics showing average points per game and time of possession. As it turns out, the best defense is a great offense that uses ball Yeezy 550 Boost For Sale control. Long drives that scores points Cheap Replica Yeezy are Yeezy 350 Colorways Release the best defense because 350 Colorways Pirate Black it a lot easier to play defense Cheap Adidas Release Shop 350 Replica Shop Paypal Online Yeezy Replica Adidas 350 New Release 550 New Release with a big lead when the other team options are limited. You can get great defensive stats when you have a great ball control offense. The most important thing for the Replica Adidas Yeezy Online great defensive stat is that the offense has to stay healthy. When a key offensive player gets hurt most people falsely think that the game is Cheap Yeezy 550 Shoes going to be lower Cheap Adidas Yeezy 550 scoring. Most teams have to compensate
each other. Obviously you only do Replica Adidas 350 New Release this if you are ahead. I still think it’s weird that the All Sizes Free Shipping online Cheap Yeezy 350 Online other team just lets you do that, but I guess it’s an unwritten rule everybody follows, except a rogue coach here and there, and when they don’t follow it, everybody gets mad.Still, there’s something weird about watching the final seconds of the game tick down while you’re walking around socializing.3. Is There Really Still a Team Called the Redskins in Replica Yeezy 550 Adidas This Day and Age?If you’ve followed football long enough, I guess you get used to it, but if you’ve just started getting to know NFL teams, you sort of do a double take the first time you find out that there is a team named after, let’s face it, a racial slur. Admittedly, an old timey racial slur. It is like stumbling upon a team called the San Francisco Chinamen or the New York Dagoes or something.2. Why Is There a Baseball Field on the Football Field?If you’ve asked this question, you were likely watching an Oakland Raiders game, in which case, I’m

The ladies of Divaz Inc. Productions are back,Wholesale John Abraham Jersey, and they are ready to kick off Summer 2013 in style! For the eighth year in a row Divaz Inc. presents the Post Bike Week Car,Authenitc Jersey For Cheap Sale, Truck,cheap wholesale jerseys, and Motorcycle Show. The event is going down on Saturday June 1st,authentic jerseys, 2013,2016 cheap oakleys for sale, from 2:00 9:00 pm at Geno’s Ball Park in Lothian,cheap nfl jerseys, Maryland (77 W. Productions are a group of young women (Londa,cheap fake ray bans, Tanya,cheap michael kors, Monica,Cheap NHL Jersey Online, Meke) who share a love for riding sport bikes (motorcycles). They also have a knack for throwing top notch parties. The Divaz got their start in the event planning business by having cook outs and house parties. Their functions became increasingly popular,wholesale jerseys, and eventually they had to book larger venues to accommodate all of their guests. After they established Divaz Inc. as an official company,michael kors outlet, the ladies combined their marketing and promotion talents with their fondness for cars and bikes. According to Meke,wholesale jerseys from china, who is one of the main promoters for Divaz Inc.,Troy Niklas Jersey Wholesale, the idea to have a car show originated when she started working on an old school
plan he proposed two years ago. But they’re only preparing 30 percent of their students for success.The governor must have decided that we need a set number of failing teachers. Therefore the data must be manipulated for his hypothesis to be correct. It’s also why Common Core tests do not have a set passing mark because a certain number of the students must fail each year. Merit pay for teachers does the same thing as APPR: it creates division,cheap authentic jerseys, pitting one teacher against one another and teacher against administrator. It impedes collaboration for the benefit of children.Misconception 3: Teachers and schools are failing your children.Truth: Changes were made to the teacher evaluation system which is inconsistent and unfair at the same time that the Common Core Standards were implemented. These standards were rushed out; school districts were not given enough time to develop curriculum and lessons around them. The tests aligned to these standards were not piloted. The cut lines for proficiency on English and Math



 Posted by at 4:34 am