Tag Archives: grandchildren

Time Flies

Well aren’t you just a little bucket of Sass? Adeline, our first grandchild turns two later this week.  I was 45 when I got my first iphone.   Times have changed. The phone is an old one, disabled (no sim card), … Continue reading

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Look Grandpa!

This is definitely not Adeline’s first selfie, but it is her first busted lip. It was bound to happen sooner or later and luckily the only treatment needed was an ice pop. Only a few weeks away from her second … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pivot

One of the most valuable benefits of smart phones is that when it seems that the world is not cooperating with your plans, you can pull out your phone, view photos/videos of your grandchildren,  . .  and not care about … Continue reading

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Completed

Being a grandparent will complete you. You’ll become a complete pushover, completely smitten with love for your grandchild. It is by far the best job I’ve ever had.   And in just a few weeks Adeline will have a little … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

Yes, As I get older, I come to realize that I have assumed many of dad’s qualities. Below is the oldest picture I have of Dad and me. I believe I was 3 years old (1963)  There were older photos, … Continue reading

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Size Is Relative . .

. . . two, brief stories in one. Earlier in the week, I found myself at a K of C meeting with Fr. Joseph Romanoski, Pastor of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lexington, SC.  Father is originally from Manville, NJ, … Continue reading

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Upside Out, Inside Down

There is a song by The Grateful Dead that uses that line and it always stuck with me as a metaphor for turbulent times. Upside out, inside down seems very appropriate these days. I was meeting a friend for breakfast … Continue reading

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