Tag Archives: granddaughters

It Is Up To You

Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only … Continue reading

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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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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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After A Long Monday . . .

“Winners evaluate themselves in a positive manner and look for their strengths as they work to overcome weaknesses” -Zig Ziglar They also like eating plastic, play food.  

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On Gratitude

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. –Melody Beattie   It is amazing how one little redhead can change the way you look at the world. She helps me make sense … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Adeline

Our first granddaughter, yesterday a baby, is today a toddler. Happy 1st birthday, sweet Adeline You have brought so much joy into our lives and taught us how to love at an entirely different level. I’m a lucky guy.

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Teething On A Tie

Those famous “Smitty,” Robert Talbot ties are not cheap, but if my granddaughter wants to eat one, well, who am I to say no?   Luckily, there are more where that one came from. I think the bright colors got … 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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