Monthly Archives: February 2012

say cheese

I recently added these pictures to my photo collection. These are workers at Gem Stone Company in Dayton, Ohio, in the late 1800s. My grandfather is the handsome one in the middle, arms folded, wearing the whitish shirt. He started … Continue reading

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This is Bailey the first time I met him. He would become my grandson. My first grandson. I now have four! But this is about Bailey. Here he is in 2005 at his first Duke basketball game. He and his … Continue reading

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left or right

I find this study fascinating. Since I’m a combination of left and right, I won’t consider myself totally boring. Just mostly boring. And it’s what draws me back again and again to writing such as this. Please don’t skip this … Continue reading

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pots and pans revisited

In January 2011 I posted this little “series” story. The only thing different about it now is that it has a new ending. circa 1977 • Baby Taylor gets ready to pull the pans out of the cupboard. circa 2004 … Continue reading

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introducing a new grandson

Please read this as though it were Monday. I’ve just been given the nod to broadcast! While we enjoyed the beni/bennys of yesterday, our Linsey was laboring to bring forth her firstborn child. I’m sure the people around us at … Continue reading

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beni . benny . ben

We’ve had an eventful afternoon! First we filled our stomachs at a favorite eating place. I guess it’s well known how much we like Benihana because we used gift cards from Quinn and Dusty, Taylor and Beth to buy our … Continue reading

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Look who’s three already! We were invited to Oscar’s birthday party on Saturday, but given its remote distance (Philadelphia), we had to attend via The Oscar Files. His actual birthday is today, so Mauri and I had a short skype … Continue reading

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There’s just no end to the puzzle fun. Look what showed up in today’s e-mail. This is Beth. So far I’ve met her only on skype. Taylor met Beth when they were in training with Comprehensive Health Services in Cape … Continue reading

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