Tag Archives: Babies


These photos are a month or so old now, but I still can’t get over how Selby (the dog) watches over Adeline, (her human). She nuzzles her when she cries, she sleeps at the foot of her crib (which is … Continue reading

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We remember our beloved “Maggie” who died a year ago today.  Megan was with her the day she was born at the farm and all of us were with her 12 years later when she died.  She was sassy and … Continue reading

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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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One of the remarkable aspects of experiencing our first grandchild is to observe the interaction between her and her dog. While life sometimes seems like an “Extreme” carnival ride, its the baby and our dogs that cause our blood pressure … Continue reading

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Eight Years Later

Way, way back in 2011, I wrote a story on the old blog entitled “I Get It Now.” It was my observation of our daughters growing up and becoming their own person. Eight years later, Elissa  (Jelly) is married for … Continue reading

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Getting An Early Start

I had an interesting story I was putting together, illustrating some WP issues I have been experiencing. Then I received these photos. The “Tech Talk” has been put on hold. Today, Aunt Kelliann introduced Adeline to the world of Snapchat. … Continue reading

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A Conundrum . . . And A Blessing

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” — E. B. White Courtesy of Tina over at SwissMiss blog. We … 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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Girls & Their Dogs

With all the mistakes I made as a dad, at least I helped instill the appreciation of dogs in the girls. I inherited it. It has been passed on to the next generation. And now, the next again.

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Yup, Magical

It has been just over 24 hours since our first grandchild came into this world. Magical. Adeline Louise, 8lbs, 20 inches and cute as can be. For all my “Mountie” friends, the late Msgr. Robert Kline would have said, “Now, that’s … Continue reading

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