Tag Archives: Birthday

Fourteen Hours

She spent four weeks putting it all together, four weeks to create fourteen hours of holiday magic. Four weeks of stringing lights and decorating out of dusty crates that have been hiding in the attic for eleven months. Four weeks … Continue reading

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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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