Tag Archives: parents

Friday Funny

Photo Credit: Ben White via Unsplash.com Joke Credit:¬†www.mikeysFunnies.com My older son loves school, but his younger brother Tommy absolutely hates it. One weekend Tommy cried and fretted and tried every excuse not to go back on Monday. Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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Proud Mama and the Twins

Here is my DIL Kristi with my twin grandsons. Due to all the tubes–some of which you can see in the photo–the babies daddy (my son Brian) can hold only one at a time, but will soon be able to … Continue reading

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Look Out World, Here They Come!

My Beloved and I became grandparents of twins today! Alexander Samuel and Zachary Robert and their mommy and daddy are all doing well. The twin’s grandparent’s are thrilled, ecstatic, and proud of all four members of the new family. This … Continue reading

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“Clyde and I” Children’s Song, Story, and Possibly Book Update

I recently posted a children’s story/poem titled “Clyde and I”. I shared it with My Beloved, some parents and grandparents of young children, and my song co-writer, and got an unexpectedly enthusiastic response from them. My song co-writer (who has … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Following Your Passion, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Humor, Imagination, Project Updates for Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Song Updates, Story Writing Adventures, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Clyde and I

OK, this post is going to take some explaining first. In a recent reply to a comment made by fellow blogger and friend Diana S providing an update on the song that she and her daughter’s generosity inspired, I joked … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Children's Stories/Poems I Wrote, Friendship, Fun, Grandparenting & Grandkids, Humor, My Written Works Misc., Poetry I Wrote, Teamwork, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Braces

(A repost for newer readers to this site.) Sometimes it is really tough to be a kid. When both of our boys needed braces we knew they were in for a rough time. In those days braces tended to be … Continue reading

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How a Daunting Gauntlet Became a Fun Zone

(This is a re-post with minor revisions.) Some years ago I was standing in a long, long line at a major theme park in southern California. I was bored, hot, and tired. I stuck a hand in my pocket and … Continue reading

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