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well this is cool

well this is cool

UNESCO added 8, count 'em EIGHT, Frank Lloyd Wright buildings to the World Heritage List. I saw it in the paper this morning. Most exciting, but the paper didn't include photos or links so I'm doing that now....

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All Modes and Roads Lead to a HUGE Show

All Modes and Roads Lead to a HUGE Show

My family has always loved a good time and when we learned that Hugh Jackman's THE MAN, THE MUSIC, THE SHOW was coming to our hemisphere; had to plan a get together. Our variety of ages from, let us say, post-Medicare  to pre-middle school enrollment, determined other...

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What is This Strange Place?

What is This Strange Place?

One of the issues of being an older new singleton is getting out at night.  Pat and I went everywhere all the time; even after he was on life support. We saw Book of Mormon one sleety February afternoon at DPAC and attended many concerts in Chapel Hill and Greensboro,...

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Clean Floor=Fresh Start

Clean Floor=Fresh Start

Our church is nearing the end of our floor redo and I was instructed, by the senior warden, to go check out the beautiful rugs. Which I did. An empty church really brings home the phrase "sacred space" because without all the hoohah of the pews, paraments, Prayer...

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We Are Who We Are

We Are Who We Are

I wached the most interesting documentary on Netflix the other day.  Twenty Feet From Stardom, https://twentyfeetfromstardom.com/, is about the backup singers  who performed on all the classics that we boomers and our children sang along with on those long...

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Memories of Dads past…or they’re never really gone

Memories of Dads past…or they’re never really gone

This pic was taken before Dad started taking us to NYC, where we attended big Broadway shows; Camelot and Hello Dolly as well as  the 1964 Worlds Fair in Queens.  Recently, I returned  with our daughter Anna and her son, Harry. On our approach into LaGuardia, we flew...

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One of Those Things

One of Those Things

After someone leaves, you know they're going to miss the big events and you are sort of prepared for that, the grandchild's graduation; the major holidays of the years.  It's the other, unexpected things that throw you off because you wish they were around to see it....

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Grandson Guest Blogger

Grandson Guest Blogger

FIRE, MUD, PAIN, BRAVERY The first time he fell and needed help up. FIRE… Being trapped in a wheelchair for three years. FIRE… Not being able to go to his favorite place, the ocean. FIRE… Not getting to tell his loved ones he loved them with his own voice. FIRE…...

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BLEST BE THE TIES THAT BIND

Leaving for Mississippi as soon as DAILY DONUTS in Graham opens so I don't go empty handed. I'm going to Pat's stepmother's funeral. The donuts are important because they are the first donuts I’ve had that are as good as the ones offered at the Ole Miss...

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well this is cool

well this is cool

UNESCO added 8, count 'em EIGHT, Frank Lloyd Wright buildings to the World Heritage List. I saw it in the paper this morning. Most exciting, but the paper didn't include photos or links so I'm doing that now....

read more
All Modes and Roads Lead to a HUGE Show

All Modes and Roads Lead to a HUGE Show

My family has always loved a good time and when we learned that Hugh Jackman's THE MAN, THE MUSIC, THE SHOW was coming to our hemisphere; had to plan a get together. Our variety of ages from, let us say, post-Medicare  to pre-middle school enrollment, determined other...

read more
What is This Strange Place?

What is This Strange Place?

One of the issues of being an older new singleton is getting out at night.  Pat and I went everywhere all the time; even after he was on life support. We saw Book of Mormon one sleety February afternoon at DPAC and attended many concerts in Chapel Hill and Greensboro,...

read more
Clean Floor=Fresh Start

Clean Floor=Fresh Start

Our church is nearing the end of our floor redo and I was instructed, by the senior warden, to go check out the beautiful rugs. Which I did. An empty church really brings home the phrase "sacred space" because without all the hoohah of the pews, paraments, Prayer...

read more
We Are Who We Are

We Are Who We Are

I wached the most interesting documentary on Netflix the other day.  Twenty Feet From Stardom, https://twentyfeetfromstardom.com/, is about the backup singers  who performed on all the classics that we boomers and our children sang along with on those long...

read more
Memories of Dads past…or they’re never really gone

Memories of Dads past…or they’re never really gone

This pic was taken before Dad started taking us to NYC, where we attended big Broadway shows; Camelot and Hello Dolly as well as  the 1964 Worlds Fair in Queens.  Recently, I returned  with our daughter Anna and her son, Harry. On our approach into LaGuardia, we flew...

read more
One of Those Things

One of Those Things

After someone leaves, you know they're going to miss the big events and you are sort of prepared for that, the grandchild's graduation; the major holidays of the years.  It's the other, unexpected things that throw you off because you wish they were around to see it....

read more
Grandson Guest Blogger

Grandson Guest Blogger

FIRE, MUD, PAIN, BRAVERY The first time he fell and needed help up. FIRE… Being trapped in a wheelchair for three years. FIRE… Not being able to go to his favorite place, the ocean. FIRE… Not getting to tell his loved ones he loved them with his own voice. FIRE…...

read more

BLEST BE THE TIES THAT BIND

Leaving for Mississippi as soon as DAILY DONUTS in Graham opens so I don't go empty handed. I'm going to Pat's stepmother's funeral. The donuts are important because they are the first donuts I’ve had that are as good as the ones offered at the Ole Miss...

read more