Category Archives: Adeline

It Is Up To You

Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Well aren’t you just a little bucket of Sass? Adeline, our first grandchild turns two later this week.  I was 45 when I got my first iphone.   Times have changed. The phone is an old one, disabled (no sim card), … Continue reading

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Look Grandpa!

This is definitely not Adeline’s first selfie, but it is her first busted lip. It was bound to happen sooner or later and luckily the only treatment needed was an ice pop. Only a few weeks away from her second … Continue reading

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Happy Grandfather’s Day

Yes, I’m well aware that today is also Mother’s Day and I worked out many of the relative  details  ahead of time.  I have already spoken to my mother (at 0650 hrs.)  for the first of at least two times … Continue reading

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Recently overheard at a Rotary Meeting. . . “If God did not forgive sinners, heaven would be empty” “What is the difference between being successful versus being significant?”  Thanks to Dr. Bill Sasser for both. Not from a meeting, but … Continue reading

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That Smell

No, not the song by Lynyrd Skynyrd, but a smell that triggered a few fond memories, but first. . . In just a few weeks, I’ll begin my 12th year of blogging and while I am no longer committed to … Continue reading

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Forever Etched In My Memory

A simple afternoon at the beach turned into a moment that I’ll always cherish. One of our daughters, her husband, and their daughter are spending the week at the beach. (Of course, if they were still in NJ, it would … Continue reading

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I have never heard anyone refer to their relationship with their pet as being estranged or complicated. Coleen Ellis Some of our family relationships. Nothing complicated and definitely not estranged.      

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

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The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. -Albert Einstein The imagination of a baby is limitless. . .  fun to observe up close while it fuels your own imagination. Big. Red likes to get up close and … Continue reading

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