Category Archives: Family

Page one of 365, Chapter 2014

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.” ~ … Continue reading

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Neighbors: Take One ~ Spot Lights

“If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn’t make your house look any better.”~ Lou Holtz Overheard: Our next-door neighbors have had some new porch lights fitted in various places round the house. These are the brightest bulbs I’ve … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2013

Granddaughter Amber is at the house this week and we are doing piano lessons, making singing videos, but mostly she is out and about running the street with her friends. Here is a shot of her on the piano: I … Continue reading

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Please Grandpa

Grandparents can be special in their own ways. The song in this video is Youth, done by the band Daughter.

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2013 Resolutions a la Commitments

“New Year’s Day now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” ~ Mark Twain With all the talk and jokes about New Year resolutions going … Continue reading

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Baby You’re a Rich Man

“The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you’re rich.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke The Wall Street Journal provides this fascinating look … Continue reading

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Kids are Shopping Online

“Shopping tip:  You can get shoes for 85 cents at the bowling alley.”  ~ Anon How do we introduce younger consumers to online retail? With limited research, I can say with 0% certainty that nothing comprehensive exists to teach young … Continue reading

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Parenting 101: You’re Fired

“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” ~ George Carlin When my two kids became old enough to have chores I took each of them, to the back … Continue reading

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Summer Loves

“Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.” ~ Sam Keen Summer comes to Seattle next week after a torrid session of flirting with us for the past month. It’s the time of year when you have to wear a coat … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

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