Tag Archives: relationships

Snippets

The other day, we were talking about Christmas and the kids said they wanted a cat this year. Well, I’m used to cooking a turkey, but if cat is what they want. . . During our thirty-five years of marriage, … Continue reading

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Internet Friendship

Bonus Feature: This is a picture of my grandson, Theodore. At five months old, he already knows the difference between a real football and a soccer ball. He has made his choice, although it pains his father who was, I … Continue reading

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Do It For Yourself

I needed to see this today: Forgive others. Not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace! Today’s quote of the day, courtesy of Susan Rex at Relationship Matters. Not related to the topic at all, but here is … Continue reading

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Relationships

I have never heard anyone refer to their relationship with their pet as being estranged or complicated. Coleen Ellis Some of our family relationships. Nothing complicated and definitely not estranged.      

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A Referral

One of my daily reads is Colleen, the Chatter Master. Bite-size lessons about living. Earthy and honest. Sign up. You’ll thank me later.  

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Girls & Their Dogs

With all the mistakes I made as a dad, at least I helped instill the appreciation of dogs in the girls. I inherited it. It has been passed on to the next generation. And now, the next again.

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Outgunned

Our daughter, the one expecting our first grandchild in a few weeks, sent this to me today. Women always have an answer. A pregnant woman was arguing with her husband and as the event got more and more heated, she … Continue reading

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Sighing Through The Cobwebs

Sometimes news brings you a reality check that calls to mind your own mortality. Yeah, cheery stuff. Today I received a note from my college alumni association advising us of the death of a member of the class of 1982. … Continue reading

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Maybe Not A Good Idea

Being married would be a lot easier if our wives had tails so we could see if it was wagging or not after we said or did something.      

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Truth Filter Set​ To Optimum

I was perusing my old blog, A Simple Village Undertaker, looking for something amusing to post on the current blog. ASVU was started in January of 2010 and I stopped adding content to it when I started Mitigating Chaos last … Continue reading

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