Tag Archives: fatherhood

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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  “You cannot raise your children as your parents raised you, because your parents raised you for a world that no longer exits”. Author unknown  

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I Forget

I often forget to take time to relax and enjoy the simple things in life. It seems that I am always busy, but doing what? Today, I was reminded of how important and refreshing it is to take some time … Continue reading

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I Lied

I believe that I have stated that I would never do this again. I lied. Tomorrow, Megan, Martha and I will head to Charleston, SC  for Megan’s one-month, post-surgery check-up. We will then begin the seventeen-hour journey to Houston, arriving Thursday … Continue reading

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Low Country Update, Pt. 2

  Selby and Martha are enjoying their time at “Camp Visotski for Your Daughters Dogs”, visiting with their three “cousins” that live here year round.   Megan made it through the 9-hour surgery and according to her surgeon it went “textbook … Continue reading

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A Long Day

We (Elissa, Selby and me) left Aiken, SC  at 0500 and arrived in Houston, TX just over fifteen hours later. There was very little LE presence on the highways and byways, which maybe explains the relative lack of attention to … Continue reading

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Backstroke Thursday

A photo from September 2001, North Myrtle Beach, SC.    

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A man who is master of patience is a master of everything else.   A trait I occasionally,  (but not often enough) exhibit, as evidenced by this: . . . if I can only make it a habit.

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