Category Archives: Grandfather

“Plan B” Is A Much Better Option

Today was a rare (well, maybe not that rare) Sunday that I had to go in to the office for a few hours. On my way in, I stopped by the beach and watched the sun rise at exactly 0700 … Continue reading

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Completed

Being a grandparent will complete you. You’ll become a complete pushover, completely smitten with love for your grandchild. It is by far the best job I’ve ever had.   And in just a few weeks Adeline will have a little … Continue reading

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After A Long Monday . . .

“Winners evaluate themselves in a positive manner and look for their strengths as they work to overcome weaknesses” -Zig Ziglar They also like eating plastic, play food.  

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Thinking … Too Much

I just heard that there are only 365 shopping days until Christmas (2020 is a leap year). Swell. Christmas seemed different this year. It was a great day, but it was different. We weren’t running around from place to place … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

Yes, As I get older, I come to realize that I have assumed many of dad’s qualities. Below is the oldest picture I have of Dad and me. I believe I was 3 years old (1963)  There were older photos, … Continue reading

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Evolving

Many of you (hundreds actually) may have already seen this photo earlier today on a few platforms.  I feel compelled to tell this story so please indulge me. Today started out like any other day and I had no expectations … Continue reading

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Blogger’s Block

During the nine and a half years I have been blogging, there were a handful of times that I claimed to suffer from “Blogger’s Block.”  Those proclamations were usually followed by my getting energized and becoming a “Prolific Blogger”. I … Continue reading

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A Look To The Future

This is going to be me in ten years or so, except it will probably be my granddaughter since she will be first out. I’ve been practicing for this day a few years now. I’ll be ready. Found on  “Bits … Continue reading

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