Tag Archives: family

A Good Lesson For A Good Day

Please do not be scared by the title of the video below.  The reality is that it has very little to do with cigars, but also everything. There are valuable lessons and admonitions to be found in the nine and … Continue reading

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Not My Genes

Our  grandson Maddox is four days old. Nice hair. I’m jealous. I took an overhead selfie today to remind myself that I’m not four days old and am more like how I remember my grandfather looking before he died in … Continue reading

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What A Weekend!

What a weekend! Saturday morning, our youngest daughter Megan,  gave birth to her and Andrew’s first child and our second grandson.  They are in Michigan and everyone is doing well! Then today, our first grandson was baptized during a beautiful … Continue reading

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Throwing It Back, Pt. II

While cleaning out a closet last week, I came across this photo which our daughter Kelliann identified as being from Thanksgiving of 2006 when we decided to take a family cruise, thus solving the puzzle of whose family we would … Continue reading

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Happy Grandfather’s Day

Yes, I’m well aware that today is also Mother’s Day and I worked out many of the relative  details  ahead of time.  I have already spoken to my mother (at 0650 hrs.)  for the first of at least two times … Continue reading

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Softer Hearts

Earlier this week, a co-worker asked what my wife and I were going to be doing for Valentines Day? I explained that we were going be be spending a long weekend at a condo at Edisto Beach, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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What’s The Likelihood?

Putting all the political improbabilities aside for a few minutes…. what is the probability of two sisters and their husbands, both closing on their first homes within 24 hours of each other? One home is in the Michigan tundra and … Continue reading

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Everyone Is from Somewhere

It has become a bit of a tradition for me, that like Alice’s Restaurant on Thanksgiving, I listen to “Another Christmas Song” on Christmas Day.  Often several times. Jethro Tull has never been known for sentimental, thought provoking lyrics,  but … Continue reading

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That Smell

No, not the song by Lynyrd Skynyrd, but a smell that triggered a few fond memories, but first. . . In just a few weeks, I’ll begin my 12th year of blogging and while I am no longer committed to … Continue reading

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TBT 11/5/2020

I found this photo that is probably around 20 years old.  (Remember the bulky, Sony digital cameras you put a hard, floppy disc in?  Maybe it was the old, AE-1?  I ) I believe this was during a Convention held … Continue reading

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