Category Archives: family

Time Flies

While working from home this week, I finally had some extra time to take the first steps to sorting through the hundreds, if not thousands of photographs and videos found around the condo after my mom died back in June. … Continue reading

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#TBS. . .This Day In 1953

After our mother’s death in June, a laminated newspaper notice from this date in 1953 was finally removed from the wall in dad’s  “man cave/office” where long ago he had taped it there. After he died in 2019, mom changed … Continue reading

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Arlo Is In The House

Another year of ups and downs, victories and defeats. Another Thanksgiving. In memory of Tom & Nancy Hartmann, two of the best friends I ever had.  Tom introduced me to this song in 1978 and I still have the vinyl … Continue reading

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Tuppence A Bag

What do you get when you feed the birds? . . . Fat birds. -From Mary Poppins Adeline and Theodore are fortunate that they live a few doors down from the  pond in their neighborhood. This makes for an easy, … Continue reading

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Life Is Short

Life is short and dead is for a very long time. I have debated a week as to whether or not to tell this story as I do not want people to feel sorry for me, nor do I want … Continue reading

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Sunday Pipes #76 (#TBS)

(#TBS = Throw Back Sunday) I spent more time searching my  EHDs for this picture than I did writing the post. As a young boy, there was an eclectic mix of music in our house; church organ, polka, big band, … Continue reading

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For Michael

O.A.R. is a relatively obscure band from Rockville, MD. I saw them once at the tennis stadium in Charleston, SC  with our daughter Elissa, right around the same time of this video was made in New York City.  Maybe the … Continue reading

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A Long, Long Time Ago, #TBT

As my sisters and I cleaned out our parent’s condo after mom’s death last month, each of us took a few memories with us.  We  donated the rest of the furnishings/clothing to a family in need and then some to … Continue reading

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A Father’s Wisdom

The lesson I want you to learn, Eddie,  is . . . it doesn’t matter what you look like. You can be tall, short, fat, thin ugly or handsome like your father, or you can be black, yellow or white, … Continue reading

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An Accomplishment

On Monday, I was able to: Probate my mother’s estate Sell her car. Close out her bank accounts Sign a contract for her condo (cash offer, over asking price, with no contingencies, Thank you Lisa!) All in less than four … Continue reading

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