Grimsley Family

above average receptionist

july 2031
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Charlie Grimsley (45 years), Cara (41 years), Lulu (20 years), Jake (18 years)

narrated by: Lulu

Jake moved into his dorm this month with his dormmate and previous bandmate, Monroe. He’s taking a few classes to get him prepared for the college sciences and math as he’s a master of the written language, but not so much the practical. I’m not a master of any academics, so he’s got my admiration.

He’s been coming home more frequently then any of us expected. I think he’s homesick, although he’s playing it off that he’s here for me. I admit, being an only child at home isn’t the easiest gig. I’m glad to have his company on my days off.

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Grimsley Family, Picasso

three near strangers

(I’ve been having an issue where my photos aren’t showing, but only for some of my viewers, which has made it difficult for me to test. Tanja has been a huge support and help with testing my site when I request. Here’s hoping this update works proper, as I’ve tweaked a few more things in the last 24 hours plus a new theme which they said may have been a problem. *fingers crossed* and please do let me know if there are any issues.)

june 2031
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Evie Jitmakusol (22 years), Willa Grimsley (21 years), Jett Picasso (21 years)

narrated by: Jett

The girls graciously allowed me to move in temporarily while Bea finishes college; she has two years left so it gives me some time to get my feet under me.

I believe it was mostly to help pay for the apartment, but I don’t begrudge them in the least. They saved me from having to move back in with either of my terrible parents, and for that I’m truly grateful.

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Grimsley Family

what we built

february 2031
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Tim Grimsley (54 years), Bekah (53 years), Holden (16 years)

narrated by: Bekah

Holden is finishing up his junior year, and soon Tim and I will be empty-nesters. Willa graduates this spring from EU, but she has zero intention of moving back home.

I finally feel like Lainey and Michael are doing well. She’s always been obstinate, refusing to embrace surprises which put Michael at a disadvantage romantically. When we were over recently to visit, I saw them embracing.

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Grimsley Family

adulting at home

april 2030
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Charlie Grimsley (44 years),Cara (40 years),Lulu (19 years),Jake (16 years)

Charlie and Cara had decided it was time to move. Jake had insisted they needed a house with a garage, even though he’d quit the band, they still needed a place to practice.

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Abbott, Grimsley Family

another string to your bow

february 2030
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Michael Abbott (30 years), Lainey Grimsley (28 years), Silas Abbott (2 years)

narrated by: Lainey

We got news that our aquarium was awarded the research funding that we requested. It meant two whole months outdoors on the ocean side of Audubon Island, exploring, tagging, really getting our hands dirty. I was listed as Lead Researcher which meant that Avery could help, but she’d have to take my orders and continue to run the aquarium.

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Grimsley Family

lackluster life

may 2029
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Charlie Grimsley (43 years), Cara (39 years), Lulu (18 years), Jake (15 years)

narrated by: Lulu

Since graduating high school last year and deciding to stay at home instead of college, my life has been a constant question mark. Mom pesters me over lunch what my plans are for the day, the next week, the rest of my life!

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Grimsley Family

lemonade dreams

march 2029
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Silas Abbott (29 years), Lainey Grimsley (27 years), Silas Abbott (1 1/2 years)

narrated by: Lainey

We managed to survive Michael joining the police force, and Silas is doing fine with the babysitter, although I still don’t think the situation is ideal. I installed a nanny-cam so I can keep an eye on her, and found that she watches an insane amount of television. However, Silas always seems happy and she does tend to his needs, so it’ll do for now.

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