Author Archives: Ray V.
Missing last week and still rushing around getting mom’s affairs in order, I found this piece, honoring her (and my) Polish heritage, I give you: The Intermezzo – Cavalleria Rusticanna – Mascagni at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Krakow, … Continue reading
I will never forget the look on the cashier’s face as she scanned the bag of birdseed and I asked her how long does it take for the birds to grow once I plant them? My first “Bad dad joke” … Continue reading
I’ll be taking a few days away from the keyboard as I travel to NJ for our mother’s funeral mass, interment of her cremated remains in the mausoleum with our dad and a family and friends luncheon. I’m looking forward … Continue reading
I have decided with a peaceful spirt, a loving heart, and a clear mind that some people can still kiss my a** To the rest of you, Namaste’ y’all.
Dogs are the best pillows because they are always warm and soft. This picture was taken of Adeline and Norva when she was feeling a bit sniffily and under the weather a few days ago. She will be three next … Continue reading
My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations. -Michael J Fox, via @inspiringquotes
When it comes to what happens after we die, all we have is our faith and our hope that we are reunited with our loved ones. That being said, I hope that dad was waiting for mom when she passed … Continue reading
The Lead In: Back when my wife and I were dating (circa 1984-85) we came accross a saying that we had framed, that we thought appropriate. The image had the word “Coincidence” as you would find it in a dictionary … Continue reading
Rule Brittainia, Jonathan Scott. . . . still bingeing on everything royal.
“The opinion of 10,000 men is of no value if none of them know anything about the subject.” -Marcus Aurelius Still true 1,840 years later. . . So many modern day applications.