Tag Archives: Children

It’s The Simple Things

My grandson went to the zoo this week.  It’s such a simple thing, but it got me thinking about Father’s Day this Sunday. There were seven kids in my family and time spent with my Dad was precious and rare. … Continue reading

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A Virulent Little Sucker

I am sure you all know how it goes.   You go on a trip, travel on an airplane, go through a couple of different airports and you end up getting sick.  It has happened to everyone.  So it was … Continue reading

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With Great Sadness

In honor of a friend who lost her son over the weekend:

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Did I Say That

Remember when your kids were little and they would say something embarrassing in public?  You know what I mean.  You’re in the grocery store and one of your kids says, loud enough for everyone to hear, I might add,  “Why … Continue reading

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Travel Woes

Just back from a short trip to Catalina Island for a wedding in which my daughter was a bridesmaid.  I was simply there to help her with the nine month old baby while she did the wedding festivities.  The weather … Continue reading

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Halloween Through New Eyes

This has always been one of my favorite times of the year.  My birthday is at the end of September, so when I was a kid it was just the beginning of the autumn excitement.   As soon as school … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Dad

My kids are both in their late twenties now.  The other day they were reminiscing about the two years when I was in graduate school and Dad was in charge.  They were about nine and eleven at the time, and … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Noticed That Aging Is Not Easy

My daughter’s in-laws came to visit her last week.  They spent time with the new baby and did some sight seeing.  The two of them decided that they would go to the top of Pikes Peak. Cars race to the … Continue reading

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The Children Get It Right

Once again we have seen tragedy unfold in our country.   We in Colorado know that helpless broken-hearted feeling.  We will never understand the senseless violence that human beings are willing to inflict on other human beings. Scores of people … Continue reading

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Circle of Life

It seems that I am in the middle of a circle of life moment. I have a daughter whose due date has come and gone, but no baby yet.  We are all still excited and anxiously waiting. Conversely, my 94 … Continue reading

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