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- On the ninth day of Christmas. . .
- A Champagne Birthday for Marcus Aurelius!
- Once Upon A Time: The Story of Us
- Pomp and Circumstance, Kindergarten Style!
- It took me 53 years to write this one. . . .
- Friends, Romans, Cousins (forever). . .
- Are you headed for the beach or the office?
- Tempus Fugit
- Boys will be boys, and what about the girls?
- You Can Always Go Downtown
- Why You Are Special in God’s Eyes and Mine…..a love letter
- Hippity-Hop Lazy Easter Monday
- My Journey of Faith, Hope and Doubt
- Cheers for Friends
- A 36 Hour Day
- 10,296 hits
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Tag Archives: family
Earlier tonight Frank and I joined our daughter, Julie, her hubby, Scott and the kids – Mark, Cameron and Ella for dinner. The occasion? It was Mark’s special birthday dinner. Many years ago, Julie and Scott started a family tradition. … Continue reading
Today was a special day for me, and I want to tell you the story that made it special. Here goes. Once upon a time in the early 1950s, a little girl with black curly hair went to kindergarten and … Continue reading
Like father, like son. This afternoon, I watched my 18-month old grandson, Daniel, play with miniature cars on my kitchen floor. The sounds of running cars that he made was unmistakably familiar. It’s the sound all little kids make — … Continue reading
My granddaughter, Ella June, is preparing to receive the sacraments of Confirmation and First Communion. She asked her Ta (grandpa) to be her sponsor. Tomorrow Ta and Ella will attend an all-day retreat as part of her preparation. Special people … Continue reading
It was a busy weekend. Lots going on. Three grandchildren, Mark, Cameron and Ella spent the night on Friday. On Saturday morning, they joined us for my agency’s annual “Scouting for Food and Clothing” drive. We didn’t get home from … Continue reading
Something special happened tonight. I got home from babysitting just a few minutes ago. It’s been another long day and I am eager to curl up in bed with a book. As I passed my office on the way to … Continue reading
Tonight’s blog isn’t long. It’s more of a welcome note than a blog. This afternoon, another descendant of Joseph and Yolanda DeSantis entered the world at 4:44 p.m., less than 24 hours after his great-grandfather’s birthday. And, although the surname … Continue reading
Who doesn’t love traditions? They are an important part of the family unit. Tonight I was invited to Shrove Tuesday dinner with my son and his family. Celebrating Shrove Tuesday with home-made pasta, braciole, pork, and meatballs is a tradition … Continue reading
Trivia buffs may remember Wednesday, September 29, 1982, as the day the infamous Tyenol murders began. How do I know this? Actually, I just looked up that date on Google and got over 8 million hits! For me, though, the … Continue reading