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High School Prom

Senior citizens have “firsts” too.  As a grandparent I have a “first” every time my oldest grandchild reaches a new milestone or experiences something new.  This year it is the junior-senior prom.  This is the first junior-senior prom of my eight … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

As the song goes, “Turn out the lights, the party’s over …”   When the party is over, it’s time to give hugs and kisses, grab your blankey and get in your crib.   Happy New Year! Thought for the … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Day

Father’s Day is more special now.  The primary role of a father is to raise his children to be responsible, self-reliant adults so that aspect of fatherhood no longer applies to me.  Now that I’m a grandfather, I reflect more on how my … Continue reading

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Smash Cake

Remember your first birthday?  Of course you don’t, maybe that’s why we put so much emphasis on life’s first major milestone.  I get very excited over First Birthdays, especially the part where they dig into the cake. In my day … Continue reading

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Precious Gift

Merry Christmas! Thought for the Day:  Every good and perfect gift is from above …     James  1:17

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Girls vs Boys

In the aftermath of the Thanksgiving feast, it is easy to see the difference between boys and girls. Thought for the Day:  I like children.   If they are properly cooked.     W.C. Fields

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Thanksgiving

My wife wrote this prayer for the 2011 Thanksgiving celebration.  Since then, we have two additional little “butterballs”, James and Ava, to be thankful for.  Nothing like grand children to make you thankful. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thought for the Day:  My … Continue reading

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