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Sunday Pipes #76 (#TBS)

(#TBS = Throw Back Sunday) I spent more time searching my  EHDs for this picture than I did writing the post. As a young boy, there was an eclectic mix of music in our house; church organ, polka, big band, … Continue reading

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For Michael

O.A.R. is a relatively obscure band from Rockville, MD. I saw them once at the tennis stadium in Charleston, SC  with our daughter Elissa, right around the same time of this video was made in New York City.  Maybe the … Continue reading

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My World. Simple As That.

As I look back on my life, the successes and failures, it is safe to say that I should have paid more attention to my family and less attention to work and the selfish part of me. It is only … Continue reading

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The Stone

Last week, during some of my daily, mindless scrolling through FB, I came across a group post where the question was asked that if you could have something today from the 1970’s, what would it be? Without hesitation, I punched … Continue reading

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This Grandfather . . .

I’ll start with a hearty “Thank You!” to the late Mr. Jobs and the developers at Apple that in 2007, created a device that could take a quality photo and then instantly transmit it anywhere in the world.  This grandfather … Continue reading

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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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