Tag Archives: Birthday

The best job in the world

27 years ago today I became a father for the first time. I remember it being a crazy day, family and friends coming in and out of the cold and cramped hospital room. Questions, and forms, Nurses, and Doctors and … Continue reading

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Ikea hell

I am a pretty handy guy. Other than rebuilding the transmission of my 1980 Ford F-250 pick-up truck, or performing open heart surgery I can eventually figure out how to build or fix just about anything. Yes, that all sounds … Continue reading

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Celebrate everyday like it’s your birthday

“They say it’s your birthday, It’s my birthday too, yeah, They say it’s your birthday, We’re gonna have a good time, I’m glad it’s your birthday, Happy birthday to you” – The Beatles “Birthday” Today is the celebration of my birth. I am pretty sure … Continue reading

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Seconds-Minutes-Hours-Days

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” –  Mark Twain What is a year? Broken down it is 31,536,000 seconds, 525,600 minutes, 8,760 hours, 365 days. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Ready or not here I come-2017

“Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.” – Groucho Marx I will be fifty-six when the new year arrives. Fifty-six, four years away from, sigh sixty. I realize sixty is just a number but it is also two times … Continue reading

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A birthday

26 years ago, at 8:27 am I became a father for the first time. It was a Wednesday morning and my wife and I had been at the hospital since 5:15 am. Her contractions had started earlier around 12:30 am. I … Continue reading

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