Category Archives: fathers

Whining, With and Without Wine, er, Whine

I’m having a tough morning.  I trying to get things together to go west again.  In my last post I had to get a tax ID number for my dad’s estate.  That done, the last thing I was waiting on … Continue reading

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When the King’s Away…

DH had business that took him to New York today, so the boys and I decided to go out to dinner.  We settled on a casual Mexican restaurant not far from our house, and I let Roo drive. As we … Continue reading

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Going All Mom = Going Postal

The boys were very excited for me to post this little story, and were actually disappointed that I haven’t done it sooner.  Well, today is the day. One day last week during spring break while we were still trying to … Continue reading

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Dear Aunt Jeanette

I’ve been sitting on this for several months now without a clue how to describe it.  God moments are frequently like that, leaving us with nothing but astonishment and wonder.  Sometimes He orchestrates them to come at the moments when … Continue reading

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Stupid is a Swear Word?

I promised myself I would not blog about issues surrounding my dad’s estate.  The only thing I can say is, sometimes promises beg to be broken. Yesterday I had the most ridiculous conversation I’ve ever had.  Schleprock is visiting again. … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s best to be silent…

Most of you know by now that my father died in October.  We had his memorial service last weekend, so I’ve been traveling across the country in addition to Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays.  My cards aren’t done.  No shopping has … Continue reading

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Fathers and Daughters

When I was little, I thought of my dad as a very formidable man.  He had the ability to quell a tantrum or stop an illegal action with a single look from a gimlet eye.  At 5’9″ and 150 pounds … Continue reading

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