Tag Archives: Family

A LECTURE

My wife is always accusing me of lecturing when I am trying to make a point.  She also tells me not to point with my finger as I make the point. Well, tonight as I point to the bottom line of … 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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LET THE STORY BEGIN

I have begun researching what will probably be my last book. It is based on the incredible photograph my niece discovered during her extensive research into our family history. The photograph is of a distant cousin whose branch in the … 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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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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THE LOLLIPOP STORY

As some of you familiar with my blog may know, I am near publishing a collection of my mother’s writings.   One last-minute suggestion from a good friend was to include in the book some brief personal remembrances of her … Continue reading

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BITTER BITTER

It was cold. How cold? It makes no matter how cold once it reaches a certain depth. You feel it in your bones. Your blood thickens to syrup and your cheek bones, never really felt before, now tingle with pin-like … Continue reading

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UNBOXING DELAYED ‘TIL JANUARY

 Foiled Again!  I missed a deadline…a heinous crime I rarely commit.  Albeit this was a self-imposed deadline so maybe I should cut myself some slack. The deadline?  Oh , it was the one I set for the publication of my … Continue reading

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