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Star Wars Surprise For the Son of A Returning Soldier

I found this story heart-warming and well-done. Here’s the link or URL (I only seem to be able to get the link to work about 1 time in 10 but it isn’t from a lack of trying… and trying). I … Continue reading

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To Love You More

I just heard the son of a buddy sing a song that touched me deeply. Here’s a link to it. I was amazed at the level of talent and the power of the singer and the song. Apparantly it is … Continue reading

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A Rite of Passage

Beloved spent many of her formative years on a farm and knew what it was like to work hard. I chopped firewood for my grandparents who needed a lot of it as it was the only source of heat for … Continue reading

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Clasped Hands

On a shelf near my desk are a couple of chunks of Paper Mache that I value more than if they were made of solid gold or chiseled by a master sculptor our of the finest marble. They were made … Continue reading

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Prom Nightmare

Our Oldest Son had a very “memorable” Prom Night. “Memorable“ as in, “Is this terrible night ever going to end?” It had started well enough. Although he had a vehicle of his own, I’d offered to lend to him my … Continue reading

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Yes, I Remember

From Mikey’s Funnies: My five-year-old son squealed with delight when he opened his birthday present from his grandmother. It was a water pistol. He promptly ran to the sink to fill it. “Mom,” I said. “I’m surprised at you. Don’t … Continue reading

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TROUBLE!

‘The sole purpose of a child’s middle name is so he can tell when he is really in trouble!’ –Author unknown (at least to me) While funny, the above statement was also true for my brothers, sisters, and me, when … Continue reading

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Yucky or Wonderfully Delicious?

A little boy is telling his Grandma how “everything” is going wrong: School, family problems, health problems, etc. Meanwhile, Grandma is baking a cake. She asks her grandson if he would like a snack, which of course he does. “Here, … Continue reading

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Parenting “Fun” with Younger Son

Beloved and I are very proud of all three of our now grown children. Each of them is unique and special in their own ways. But there were many times when pride wasn’t the primary emotion we felt when dealing … Continue reading

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What Is That?

A touching reminder to parents and to grown children. For parents who regret how they parented, this could be a wonderful time to begin to build or re-build your relationship with your child/children. For children who grew up and have … Continue reading

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