Tag Archives: families

A 4-Year-Old Boy’s Logic

My Beloved mentioned an incident that occurred during the holidays when when she asked grandtwin Zachary if he washed his hands after going to the bathroom. He said, “No, Grandma. I didn’t need to.” “Why not?” “I didn’t touch the … Continue reading

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Details Regarding Books To Seriously Ill Children Around the World

This is to clarify my comments regarding my plans to send books to seriously ill children and/or hospitals or other facilities who support them around the world. I don’t want to give any false impressions. While I hope to over … Continue reading

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The Touch

When our children were young we were fortunate to have the option of being able to have a parent stay at home to raise our children while the other worked outside the home. My Beloved chose to focus her many … Continue reading

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A Knock On the Door

About nine years ago our 25th wedding anniversary was coming soon and I wanted to honor my wife and celebrate our anniversary in a special way. What I had in mind was to have some men help me to surprise … Continue reading

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Terror and Kindness on Interstate 5

It was the middle of the night on one of those long and lonely stretches of Interstate 5 between distant small farming communities. My mom and her girlfriend were taking me and 4 of their other children to Disneyland. All … Continue reading

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