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A generation comes to a close…

Today, the last living member of my parent’s generation passed away. Uncle Ralph was 97 years young and despite his age, died much too early. He was active and filled with vigor throughout his life, even until just a couple … Continue reading

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Passing of the family torch

Today would have been my mother’s 88th birthday. She passed away last September after a long and difficult bout with Alzheimer’s.  While I miss her, my father, and my stepfather very much, probably the hardest reality to contend with since her … Continue reading

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It was 20 years ago today…

This is a repost of a blog I wrote and posted on progressive blogic just over a year ago about my father and stepfather. Given my stepfather’s passing yesterday, it seemed appropriate. No, I am not talking about when Sargent … Continue reading

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There’s no time like the present to express love

Today would have been my father’s 86th birthday. He died far too early (in my opinion) back in 1991. It is said that every person dies twice; first physically, when you pass away and second when the memory of you … Continue reading

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The billboard said what?

On my trip to Indiana on Thursday afternoon, I saw a billboard along the highway that said something to the effect of the following: “Being a dad, life’s highest rank.” While I have no problem with promoting the importance of … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Just wanted to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, stepdads, grand dads, and dads to be out here, especially those who are loving and responsible parents. Here is a weblink to a post I wrote last week about … Continue reading

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“It was twenty years ago today…..”

No, I am not talking about when Sargent Pepper taught the band to play. I wish I was writing about something as mundane as that. The phone call is as fresh in my mind today as it was two decades … Continue reading

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