Category Archives: joy

Wisdom From a Father

Those who know me know I’m a sucker for witty words. The words  that have been haunting me lately have come from Amelia Earhart — “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” With that mantra in … Continue reading

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Anniversary Dreams

Almost to the moment, 50 years ago I gazed down the cavernous St. John the Baptist Cathedral aisle in Paterson, NJ, and watched a vision glide toward me. Forty years and 27 days later, I gazed down at a battered … Continue reading

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Another Great Day

I woke up to some great news today … I mean, truly great news! I am now a great-grandfather for the third time. My grandson Zack and his wife Khristine welcomed Harper Jean to the world officially at 11:37 p.m., … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Vacation

Time for Five Minute Friday thoughts. I can’t wait to join my fellow writers at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com to share our pearls of wisdom or our pig’s ears and mix and mingle. Okay, I guess I can … 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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Five Minute Friday — Pause

What a strange week. But I am managing to publish a Five Minute Friday post. It’s a little longer than normal, thanks to more time. I’ll link at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and scan through the incredible work … Continue reading

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Lights! Action! Camera!

I think I’m ready. No, let me re-phrase that. I’m about as ready as I am going to be for the book launch of Heaven Shining Through. Details at the venue have been secured. Scripts by my lead-in and myself … Continue reading

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