Tag Archives: Children

Characters we meet along the way

When my girls were young and not so health conscious, which means they still enjoyed hot dogs, french fries and drank milk shakes, we ate lunch at a local fast food restaurant almost every Saturday. In my community most, if … Continue reading

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You do you and I’ll do me; Syria

“You pick and choose your battles and when we’re looking at this, it’s about changing up priorities and our priority is no longer to sit there and focus on getting Assad out,” – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley “I think the … Continue reading

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A scream in suburbia

My wife and I have lived in our house for almost twenty years. When we moved on this street we were the young family with kids, while everyone else around us were late middle-aged or retired. So for the 70-year-old … Continue reading

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The marriage cycle

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin One of my most read post is Divorce, cancer, heart attacks and suicide. This post talks about the changes that are occurring among my peer group … Continue reading

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Hard decisions and a Dad’s pain

My youngest had to make a hard, grown up decision today and I can’t give her hug and tell her everything is going to be okay because she is 1,500 miles away. Yes, she is a twenty something year old … Continue reading

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A Poem: Happy Anniversary

I held your hand tight on that first day of school The little girl that filled our circle with life and love Sharing you for the first time with a world beyond our door Who knew what magic would unfold in … Continue reading

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Hope: Political ends and beginnings

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela Bonus Quote: “When you turn an election into a three-ring circus, there’s always a chance the dancing bear will win.” – Nancy Isenberg I had decided after the election, no … Continue reading

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