Category Archives: Parenthood

Happiness

It has been a busy week at our house, with lots of excitement, not the least of which was the engagement of our daughter Megan, to Andrew Peace Andrew is also at BCM studying to be a physician.  We have … Continue reading

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One More Use For An iPhone

Modern technology:  One, pregnant woman (our daughter) + One, doppler-ultrasound machine + One, baby in utero =  music to my ears. A recording of our granddaughter’s heartbeat. Jelly had her 24-week checkup today and recorded her physician listening to the … Continue reading

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Assigning Roles

This week provided us with a glimpse of what to expect next in this crazy adventure we call parenting. We learned that the baby  our daughter Elissa (aka Jelly)  is carrying (via her husband, Cole)  is conclusively female, so now we can … Continue reading

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Timeless

It was around  1994 that I purchased Tom Paxton’s A Childen’s Christmas CD.  I still have it today, although it’s uploaded to my iTunes and the jewel case is packed away somewhere.  The artwork for my version is very different … Continue reading

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But Compared To What?

Historically, I share this song in January, but today, I can’t stop thinking about the hook line. “It’s often said that life is strange, oh yes, but compared to what?” New Days  Surprises Wishes fulfilled Miracles

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And Then There Were Two

Thank you to the hundred or so folks who have (and continue to) reach out because of the death of our Black Lab, Maggie. I wish I had time to acknowledge each note, but do not. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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Creative Solutions

Are you smarter than an 8-year-old? The only way to pull off a Sunday afternoon “quickie” with their 8-year-old son in the apartment was to send him out on the balcony with a popsicle and tell him to report on … Continue reading

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