Category Archives: family

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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A New Perspective

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

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A White Face & A Golden Heart

Yesterday, our family had to say goodbye to a “Rescue” that our daughter’s family has had since 2017.  Selby had been with a family in Houston, TX, but it was reported that one of their kids was allergic to her.  … Continue reading

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My World. Simple As That.

As I look back on my life, the successes and failures, it is safe to say that I should have paid more attention to my family and less attention to work and the selfish part of me. It is only … Continue reading

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The Stone

Last week, during some of my daily, mindless scrolling through FB, I came across a group post where the question was asked that if you could have something today from the 1970’s, what would it be? Without hesitation, I punched … Continue reading

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