Category Archives: growing up

The Stages of Motherhood (Fatherhood)

The Stages of Motherhood (Fatherhood) 4 Years of Age – My Mommy (Daddy) can do anything. 8 Years of Age – My Mom (Dad) knows a lot! A whole lot. 12 Years of Age – My Mother (Father) doesn’t really … Continue reading

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Congratulations

My granddaughter, Taylor, will be graduating from South Seneca High School Saturday. Kids I watched grow up as editor and publisher of the Reveille/Between the Lakes at Waterloo,  Mynderse Academy (Seneca Falls), Romulus and South Seneca (Ovid) will also be turning … Continue reading

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Reviews Are In

Heaven Shining Through. Yes it is! It’s been about a week and a half since book launch and the reviews are starting to come in. On the up side, they have been generally positive. On the down side, readers are … Continue reading

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Ces Soirèes-La

Ces Soirèes-La. Or more appropriately Ces Après-midi-La. I spent yesterday afternoon with 1,699 other souls at a sold out performance at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME. While waiting in the lobby, I couldn’t help but notice snowy heads, frail bodies, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me

Yes, today is my birthday. Normally I approach the day with a ho hum attitude. It’s no big deal. It’s just another day. And it is. I’m not sharing the “news” for affirmation, but because this year’s celebration is a … Continue reading

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Indiana Fun

Lots of Laughter. Check. Lots of wet bathing suits. Check. Rekindling relationships among cousins. Check. Teamwork. Check. Fun. Check. Smiles. Smiles. Smiles. Check. Check. Check. From the check marks, I would say Grandpa’s yearly great adventure with the grandkids was … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Refine

Happy Saturday! It must be time for Five Minute Friday — you know, the time where we collectively write for five minutes (more or less) on a common prompt word and meet up at Kate’s place (http://katemotaung.com/2017/01/19/five-minute-friday-refine/) to share and … Continue reading

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