Category Archives: Parenting

The “Beluga Whale” that Was a Turtle

The Beluga Whale that Was a turtle The link is to a cute news story about the bond between a father and his daughter, and a “Beluga Whale” that was really a turtle. Sources: The Washington Post and Leo @ … Continue reading

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Lines I Love

The gist of a couple of lines I love from The Rifleman television show: Lucas McCane to his son: “I guess I’ve been under-sighting you, Mark. I tried to protect my boy and didn’t realize he was a man.” With … Continue reading

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A Fun Book Fair Story

At one of the book fairs I just attended, a delightful girl perhaps five or six years old  stopped by my table and locked her eyes onto one of my books. I could tell that her mother was somewhere nearby … Continue reading

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Wise Mommy

(The photo is of my grandson Thomas and captures the joyful feelings expressed in the story below.) I’d seen this story before but it resonated so deeply with me as I read it again that I wanted to share it with you. … Continue reading

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Outsmarted by a 3-Year-Old

During the recent visit from our son Brian and his family I gave my 3-year-old grandson Zachary a couple of Graham crackers. I didn’t want him to have too many so I intentionally gave to him a couple of the ones that were … Continue reading

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Just Released! My Two Latest Books

I’m pleased to introduce my newest books to you, Stop Peeing in the Kitty Litter! & Honest, Honey, That’s How It Happened. Both are full of humorous and heartwarming true tales. The former is about parenting, and the latter is about … Continue reading

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Two New Book Projects

I’ve just decided to write two more non-fiction books, one each  offering insights into  relationships and parenting lessons My Beloved and I have learned during our nearly four decades together. Neither are likely to be funny or heartwarming (because all those stories … Continue reading

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