Category Archives: Family

Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel several years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – couldn’t be letting her have all the fun!) .

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Happy 86th Birthday, Dad!

Today is my Dad’s 86th birthday. I can’t tell you how very glad I am that he is still here to celebrate with us – Paul lost his father a few years ago, and it is a loss that he feels … Continue reading

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Happy Texas Independence Day! (2018)

. My dad sent me this a while back; since today is Texas Independence Day, I wanted to share them with you: Due to the popularity of the “Survivor” TV show, Texas is planning to do one entitled: “Survivor – … Continue reading

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This is Marriage

. . The other day, a friend of mine asked how we are doing since Michelle died, and the truth is that we are doing OK. We have both been kind of surprised (and honestly, wondering if there is something … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Many years ago, when the girls were much younger, I ran across a wonderful book called “Many Moons” by James Thurber.  It is the story of a young princess who falls ill one day after a “surfeit of raspberry tarts”.  … Continue reading

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The Man Cold Cometh….

. Well, The Thing That Will Not Die has reared its ugly head once again: . .

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #12: Songs from a Shared Childhood

Today’s post is a little different from all the rest.

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