Category Archives: Family

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. –Proverbs 22:6


So I’m back on Facebook after roughly two months clear of the platform. This time around, I’m only connecting with people I know and chat with on a regular basis… People I’ve no need to mute or unfriend. Previously I … Continue reading

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Memories of Christmas

Close your eyes for a moment and try to remember the first thing you recall of Christmas as a child. For me, it wasn’t how slowly December 24th proceeded. Nor was it waking up at 5am while I could still … Continue reading

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My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean

So last week I apparently hit the “anger” stage of grief. I’ve grieved in the past, for my failed marriage, for lost pets, but never really like this for a person, especially family. Loss of a loved one is different. … Continue reading

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Emotional Landmines, and Truth

I’m back at work this week, so I need to get my usual habits back in order. That means setting up my coffee for Monday morning. The folks in my department were very nice and sent me a gift basket … Continue reading

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Joseph R Stanaitis. 7/28/1936 – 11/28/2020

My father died today. My mom and I sat with him in his final hours and spoke to him while he rested. We know he heard us. I couldn’t have asked for a better dad. I didn’t always get along … Continue reading

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a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts

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Unplugged – Update.

It’s been a week since I “deleted” my social media presence. I’ve still got what… another 23 days before the platforms actually “delete” my data. I use quotes there because nothing online is ever really deleted for good. My posts, … Continue reading

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A Rough Day

I thought I had a rough day today.  Doctor’s appointment then an oil change for my car.  As I sat at the dealership I started seeing spots in my vision.  Migraine.  Now my migraines have 3 main triggers.  Blood pressure, … Continue reading

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