Category Archives: Family

SAILING…I WISH

I have written about Annapolis before.  It is my favorite place to be, though perhaps not so much in the winter.  I don’t like being anyplace in the winter except here in South Florida.  But for the rest of the … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BE A BOY AGAIN

I want to be a boy again when I felt secure and taken care of and all I had to worry about was doing what I was told, trying my best at school and trying not to break anything. I … Continue reading

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A GLORIOUS DAY!

Today is May 12th. It’s not a particularly outstanding date on the calendar. I looked it up and, of course, there were some historical events that took place on this day. Here are some of the highlights: Race car driver … Continue reading

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My Trip

My trip to Pennsylvania last week featured one of the heaviest late-March snow storms in the State’s history. Leave it to me, a totally converted Floridian, to wind up in a northern whiteout while it was probably in the high … Continue reading

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LEGACY

It is an hour into Tuesday and I sit bedside with my laptop, staring out the window at a magical snowscape that has taken most of the day for the heavens to create.  I have not seen snow since 1994. … Continue reading

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OH THE PLACES YOU’LL GO AFTER HEARING MY SPEECH…

Soon it will be graduation time. I bet you may have someone in your family who is graduating at one level or another. Hell, today they even have graduation ceremonies for kindergarten. I have a granddaughter graduating from college in … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR WHEN

I am not sure where I am going with this particular posting. The situation is sensitive, but I know that some of you have had to deal with it also. There is a member of my family who is battling … Continue reading

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MOM WOULD BE PROUD

Finally! My mother’s book is finished. It’s been over a year in the making—the longest I’ve worked on a book—and I didn’t write it! It’s a collection of her writings, most of which she penned in the 1960’s. They have … Continue reading

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A Puzzlement!

This has been a particularly unusual time in our household. Something very very very unusual has occurred. I don’t know why. I don’t know how. I have no explanation. If I were of certain religious persuasion I might declare that … Continue reading

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WELL BEYOND THE WAKE-UP CALL

­­My blog is taking a bit of a turn in a direction that was never intended. When I began this writing journey over 450 postings ago, I was motivated, admittedly, to use the blog to support the promotion and—hopefully—the sale … Continue reading

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