Category Archives: vacation

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 — Collect

Happy Sunday! Time for this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. Even though I’m typically a day late, I cherish this exercise. And I do have a good excuse … even better than the dog ate my homework! I was … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Eat

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday on Saturday installment? I am! Actually, I’m going to defer to my late wife. After all, being the great innovative cook she was, I was more the recipient of this week’s prompt — … Continue reading

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Whale Watching and Other Maine Musings

Once again, I survived a week with my grandkids! That’s not really surprising. After all, we’ve been doing this bonding thing for seven years now. It’s not just a fun time with the younger set, but really a time for … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Help

I just finished a week of fun and frolic with the grandkids, so this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt is right on. Five Minute Friday, of course, is where most writers in the group write for five minutes on a … Continue reading

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Whale Watch

For six out of the last seven years, I’ve taken my grandchildren on an “adventure.” This year — number seven — it will be whale watching. First, a little history. One of the things I never thought about was gifts … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 2

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 But it was during these years we became pregnant with Dee. I remember that revelation very well. We went on vacation in … Continue reading

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