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Almost 84 Years And Given a New Name

It’s Easter morning.   I didn’t go to church today.  I only remember missing one Easter service in the last 35 years.  It was the day my first child was born — an Easter baby.  239 more words


Helping Pap Celebrate His Birthday

Anna, Maura, Michael and Jack helped Pap celebrate his birthday Saturday evening. (Donald is Erika’s dad)

Try to not shoot into the light source.  Used the Canon 5D with the 50mm L series lens with available light… 80 more words


It is a happy talent to know how to play.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

the family told  me that i’ve established a pattern of putting the grand babies inside of all kinds of stuff.

i say, we are in it together and they put me up to it. 82 more words


Good Friday

On Good Friday, I traveled to my Rocky Hill crew for a little shopping spree. After a few hugs and kisses we loaded, my car to leave; and, I do mean loaded. 396 more words



Original and modified mission

I really don’t want my blog to turn into a diary of my daily life. I must keep reminding myself of my original mission, which was to address all aspects of autism and mental health; my personal experience with autism as a sibling of a low functioning, autistic individual; family relationships, and related issues. 466 more words

Personal Stories

A Grandfather's Musing

How Many Times

How many times
would I say to them,
“I love you”?
How many times? I wonder
as I lie awake tonight.
Hundreds of times, 66 more words


Good Friday

Our six year-old granddaughter Anna was retelling what she knows about the story of Jesus’ passion and death. Her three year-old brother Noah said, “Anna, I don’t like this story. 51 more words