Category Archives: Grandfather

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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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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