Monthly Archives: June 2006

Kenneth, a.k.a. Dad

Today we celebrated the life of Kenneth Williams, who died on June 20. He lived 86+ years. I called him Dad, even though I do not carry his genes. The daughter who did, Margaret-Rose, was Mauri’s first wife for 20 … Continue reading

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road trip photo recap

Home again! Several days ago, actually, but I thought it would be fun to post a couple of miscellaneous pictures just for fun. So here goes… We went all the way to Hartford, CT, to rent a car from Kentucky. … Continue reading

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a few days in Philly

We’ve just finished several days in Philadelphia with (daughter) Rachel and (her husband) John. Highlights are many (more than can be written here) and include their wonderful hosting, great food (homecooked and discovered out), and several treks out and about … Continue reading

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newfane, vt

An early start from bahHAHbah and a route change were part of a plan to make it to Newfane by mid-afternoon. And we did. Our intentions were to visit Froggy Bottom Guitars. After some asking around and a gravelly drive … Continue reading

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a really old Martin

Somewhere along Highway 1 north of Freeport we spotted a small guitar/luthier shop, and decided to stop. Residing there was an old Martin. My “old” D-28S was made in 1970, this guitar in…um, 1898. Small, feather light with a slotted … Continue reading

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the local flavor

The host at our restaurant said it, he really did—Bah Hahbuh. That’s where we are—Bar Harbor, Maine, and just a few minutes ago this was my view across the table: My dear man is much braver than I and he … Continue reading

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another crummy day in Plymouth

Not. The sky is blue and sunshine bright—and ‘word is that Albert will blow through somewhere south of here. We woke looking out at the harbor, took a walk by Mayflower II, and blew a kiss or two toward P-rock … Continue reading

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good job, taylor

Here’s what son Taylor looked like on his Christmas exodus in December 2005. It’s also what he looked like the last time I saw him. Since then he has graduated from his Colorado army national guard training program at Sheppard … Continue reading

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an example to follow

Quinn reminds me that Bailey, Marissa, and Cassidy faithfully include me in their prayers, that God will heal my broken ankle. When I’m visiting their home, they always invite me to participate in family bedtime reading and prayer time. I … Continue reading

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