Tag Archives: Family

What did I miss?

I was going through a weeks worth of Trump’s tweets to see what I missed. The answer? Nothing really. As I noted in my last post, my youngest was in town for a week and her boyfriend flew-in on Thursday. … Continue reading

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The father job

“When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.” – Dave Attell I am a Dad. I am also a son, a brother and … Continue reading

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What?

Yesterday, a young man jumped off a four-story parking garage and died on impact when he hit the sidewalk below. He was in his early twenties. I had seen a news report which began cryptically about a suspicious man in … Continue reading

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Family values

“Thank you President Trump for bringing GOD back to the White House after 8 years of Obama banning Christmas and prayer!!!!” – Trump supporter Comfortably Smug tweet 2-19-18 Family values – values held to be traditionally learned or reinforced within a family, such … Continue reading

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A cow tail

My Grandfather raised beef cattle on his 250 acre farm, land that his family has owned for 172 years, while also working as a machinist at a lock manufacturer for 40 years. My earliest memories of this farm are of … Continue reading

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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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Family traditions

My father has three brothers and these four siblings had ten kids. My grandmother remarried before I was born to a man I called my grandfather. He had two daughters who had three kids. This was a big blended family. … Continue reading

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