Tag Archives: Friends

Super Sunday Stroll

Sunny, mid 40s, slight breeze.  Mommy, Daddy, Aunt T, daughter and two Labrador Retrievers.  Perfect day for a walk in the park. So, on Super Bowl Sunday morning, off we went for a lovely walk near our house.  After an … Continue reading

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Cookie Party … Again

On a cool – maybe cold – and damp gray winter’s days, our daughter hosted her second cookie baking party for a couple of friends and some aunties.  Given it’s February, the theme was Valentine’s Day.  The result was a … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

Today our daughter had a cookie making/ baking party with a couple of friends and three aunties, two of whom came in from out of town for the event.  The actual event is over and the friends have headed home. … Continue reading

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Privilege

I had an email exchange from my similarly situated friend (5 year old daughter/ first time dad in 50s) touching base.  We shared our daughters’ Halloween experiences.  My daughter was a mermaid and accompanied by her two labrador retrievers, one … Continue reading

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The Velveteen Rabbit & Other Friends

Over the past few years, I have read to my daughter the story of the Velveteen Rabbit at bedtime, the last time, I think, for the first time, all the way through.  As her stories go, this one, about a … Continue reading

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Before the Lightning Strikes

Around the time I turned 51, I concluded that my lot in life was to remain a bachelor.  Shortly after that lightbulb went off, I was dating a woman who had lost her long time husband the year before and … Continue reading

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Favorite Friends

Our daughter’s favorite friends have already evolved as she has grown.  In her first bedroom at home,  the walls were muralled in Dr. Seuss themes –  the Zeps on steps, Yertle the Turtle and Sneeches (those with stars upon thars) … Continue reading

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