Category Archives: Grandparents

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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A Day To Remember

Let’s start with the fact that I’m not a “holiday” guy.  Between the funeral home and fire department, I had very few holidays off.  I have also been told that I have been a grumpy, old man, even when I … Continue reading

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Together

Mission accomplished. Yes, some days I question my sanity.  I had to be back for work today for a number of reasons, so spreading the trip out was not an option. Backstory, here:  Saddle Up. That post was written a … 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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No Nuggets

Today we experienced the next step of understanding what it means to be a grandparent. We have conclusive proof as the baby has no “nuggets,” so “SHE” it is! Cole contributed to our family tradition of girls, girls, girls. Halfway … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

One way to think about our lives is to break our years down into chapters.  Looking back, most of us will see happy chapters, sad chapters, challenging chapters and if we are honest, chapters we wish could have been left … Continue reading

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