Category Archives: Family & Friends

Cooling Off

It looks like a long hot summer: Memorial Day temps exceeded 100 degrees and June has been warmer than normal so far. No better way to keep cool than dipping your toes in the lake under a big shade tree.  … Continue reading

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H.S. Graduation

Yesterday, my #1 Grandson, #2 Grandchild graduated from high school.  Whoa, hang on, is that possible!?  He was just born a couple years ago. He graduated from a small Lutheran High School, only 83 in his graduating class.  But through … Continue reading

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Senior Prom

As a proud grandfather, I watched my oldest grandson get mugged by the school’s paparazzi before they left for the school’s senior prom.  Actually, I think they were after a picture of his date. Like most everything, he took it … Continue reading

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Fifth Birthday

My granddaughter is five years old today.  In this picture, she is wearing a knit outfit that her great grandmother made for Ava’s grandmother.  All of our granddaughters have had their pictures taken in this or other outfits made by … Continue reading

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Night Hike

When you’re walking home alone through the dark scary woods its good to have your doll for protection. Thought for the Day:  Look how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.                 … Continue reading

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Problem Solved

I know a guy that solved a common problem in an unusual way.  He had a queen-sized box spring that wouldn’t fit in his brand new two-story house. Installing the mattress was no problem, but the box springs couldn’t make … Continue reading

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Turning 18

My oldest grandson turns 18 today.  He is a senior at Concordia Lutheran HS, honor roll student, plays second base for the varsity baseball team, has a good sense of humor, a hard worker (part-time job during school year and … Continue reading

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