Tag Archives: Elissa Visotski

On Daughters

During their youth, our daughters were strong and feisty, opinionated and occasionally defiant. It brings me comfort knowing these attributes are serving them well in adulthood. At the time however, they were used to wear me down and sometimes, wear … Continue reading

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It Starts To Worry Me

What a busy couple of weeks, and it has nothing to do with the upcoming Christmas holiday. It’s just life . . . and maybe a little eschatological urgency. Early starts and late endings and it seems that as I get … Continue reading

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But Compared To What?

“It’s often said that life is strange, oh yes, but compared to what?” . . . a line that Steve Forbert has gotten a lot of mileage from. A song about friends, being young, wild and carefree. A song about … Continue reading

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One Down, Two to Go

This is the beginning of a few stories (and photos) from my first attempt at being the father of the bride. Below is a  photo of  the newly minted Mrs. Creech and I having the “Father-Daughter Dance” Elissa picked out a … Continue reading

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Hold That Thought

I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging.   There’s a wedding taking place this weekend, don’t ya know. Even though I’m just the Father of the Bride, there is much to get done before Saturday. Just call me … Continue reading

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All of a sudden, it has gotten very quiet around here. The happy sounds of daughters baking late into the night are now over, (but the fruits of their labor will last a while longer). The ongoing discussions/planning of the … Continue reading

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T- Minus 55 Days And Counting

Yesterday was Elissa’s & Cole’s “Jack n’ Jill” wedding shower. It was the first time I had ever heard of the term, but there is a first for everything, right? For those of you who do not know, it is … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Fatherhood

I traveled the hour to Columbia today to have lunch with our daughter, Elissa (aka Jelly)  and to meet her “new” dog, Selby.  Elissa was in charge, picking up sandwiches from DiPrato’s Deli and we had a picnic under a … Continue reading

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New Doors

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”   . . . Milton Berle.                 Courtesy of  Quotable Quotes What I thought would be some mindless relaxation has turned into serious discussions on important … Continue reading

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