Tag Archives: childhood

A Warm Heart on a Cold Day

From the time I was a young boy all the way through my most of my thirties I tended not to fit in with most of my peers. I was introverted, socially awkward, lacked confidence, and often felt shunned and … Continue reading

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Staying Young

“A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams” –John Barrymore In that case, I’m still a young whippersnapper for my ripe age and grandfather-hood. As they say, “It’s never too late to have a … Continue reading

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Grandkids Say The Darnedest Things

A friend shared these with me and I thought you might enjoy them too: 1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she … Continue reading

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Quiet Heroes

A friend from my childhood recently mentioned the movie “To Kill A Mockingbird”. It is one of my all-time favorite stories. That got me to thinking again about my favorite type of people: Quiet Heroes. They are the ones who … Continue reading

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