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Although Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said many wonderful things before his life was cut short, this has always been my favorite quote of his: Since my mid-teens, I have always done my best to base my judgment of people upon their character and I have always found that it is a much more reliable […]

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018 and welcome back to this blog.

Last Friday, while I was still in Florida, Cindy and I drove down to Clearwater to take my brother and his family to lunch for his birthday. It was the first time we’d been together for his birthday since we were kids. But I’ll write another post about that later. This post is about my […]

Thanksgiving Dinner

Wednesday , 25, November 2015 Comments Off on Thanksgiving Dinner

Here in Hot Springs, South Dakota, I picked up my Thanksgiving Day dinner tonight. Turkey and all the fixin’s, though I do need to find a piece of pumpkin pie…

The Holiday Season Has Officially Arrived

Sunday , 8, November 2015 Comments Off on The Holiday Season Has Officially Arrived

I am one of those people who love Christmas time, but I am also one of those people who complains about the early onset of the Holiday season when it shows up in stores and ads before Halloween is even over. But, for the past two weeks when I’ve gone grocery shopping I’ve taken a […]

Father’s Day Cards 2015

Tuesday , 7, July 2015 Comments Off on Father’s Day Cards 2015

I got some wonderful cards for Father’s Day and thought I’d share them. Thanks to all who helped me enjoy Father’s Day 2015!

Tonight the New Year’s Eve Ball will drop in Times Square signaling (at least for those of us in the Eastern Time Zone) the beginning of a New Year. A lot of people use the New Year as a demarcation point in their own lives as well; a chance to “reset” some portion or portions […]

Our Christmas Day actually began on Christmas Eve with most of the family gathering at Cindy’s parents’ home at 5pm. After a wonderful meal and Christmas present-opening, several of us took our traditional walk through the neighborhood to enjoy the decorated homes. At 7am Christmas morning, Cindy and I arrived at Amber’s. We got to […]

Here’s a photo of my daughter Ann on Christmas morning 1977 when she was 2 1/2 years old. She was and still is such a beautiful girl and will always be my Princess. 🙂

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