Category Archives: Grandfather

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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A Temporary State

  Every situation in our existence is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that that it will not last forever and better days are … Continue reading

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Today’s Lesson

Self control is strength. . .  Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn’t shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Do not allow others to control the direction of your life. … Continue reading

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I Like To Walk . . .

I like to walk with Grandpa… He takes his time you see, His steps are little just like mine; He stops and waits for me. He lets me ask him questions, He lets me hold his hand. He makes me … 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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The Old & The New

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to spend a few hours with two of our three grandchildren, (and while ancillary to the story, our daughter and son-in-law).  Alicia was away with one of her friends, babysitting that friend’s grandson for the … 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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Sunday Pipes #53

First, I was shocked to see that I hadn’t posted anything since last Sunday. It was an extremely busy week and then I drove up  to Michigan  (14 hours)  to visit Megan, Andrew, Maddox, Martha and Winnie. (Punching this out … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Lately Thinkin’

The first days of 2022 have already presented me with some curve balls, none of which on their own would probably even rate a mention, but when they start to pile up, my soul joins my body being tired. I … Continue reading

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“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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