Tag Archives: Dad

That is one handsome boy you’ve got there, ma’am…

Years ago, in some backwoods restaurant, bar and tack shop, after several rounds of golf in a far-flung locale, my dad unwittingly insulted an infant. He told the young mother that she had a fine, handsome young boy, to which … Continue reading

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The Happy Jar 2015

   So, I started a project back in January, filling a jar with slips of paper. On each one, I wrote something happy about that day. Initially, I didn’t put in a lot of notes.As the year passed though, I … Continue reading

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An Ode to Joy

October, November and December, up to now, have been filled with exciting, wonderful things. My wild toad ride across the U.S. with the pups, Bam’s lung tumor dying, and a truly joyous Thanksgiving. Now we add in my parent’s 30 … Continue reading

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Blessings for Bam and Papa!

Hi y’all! So the big news…Bam completed her three radiation treatments to combat the very tiny tumor in her lung!  She has been truly amazing, positive and stoic through a tremendously difficult time, managing intense pain caused by sitting still … Continue reading

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All Things Patrick

These past two weeks have been quite momentous, starting with prom Friday before last. I am prone to bouts of the sentimental weepies, but, wow, did it hit me hard when I came downstairs to see my baby boy in … Continue reading

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Beach Beach Beachy Beach

So, this week we are vacationing at Seagrove Beach, our family fave. It’s just me, my folks, Patrick, his buddy Drake and a bunch of dolphins. Lindsay was with us for a couple of days, but work beckoned and she … Continue reading

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Puppy Wooby

Hola Chitos! I have been busy wrangling UFOs! My basement atelier is a little more cluttered than usual, but it’s paying off. The endless boxes of giblets (from the basement storage closet) are finally getting sorted. I found five tiny … Continue reading

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