Category Archives: Family

Thanksgiving

I had a wonderful, although untraditional Thanksgiving.  This year only my Mom came in town.  My brother had to work.  Although we saw all the family up here in D.C. we did not get together with them on Thanksgiving.  Instead, … Continue reading

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Every Minute, Nov 24, 2007

I remember every minute of two years ago today.  Should I write it down? Will I always remember it?  Will it fade like so many other things? I was booked on the 7 a.m. flight out of DC. It was … Continue reading

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Classmates with Cancer

What an emotional day.  It is always rough around this time.  I can’t believe next Tuesday marks two year since Julie died.  It seems like just yesterday I was holding her hand in her hospital room and praying.  Today was … Continue reading

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Remembering 8 years ago today

I always have the TV on in my office (always on News or Congressional floor debate).   This morning the news is re-broadcasting the coverage on 9/11 and it takes me back immediately to that day.  It was a one of … Continue reading

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Bear, Have you taken over Heaven yet?

It is hard to believe it has been a year since Bear passed away.  I would say we have all adjusted, but it doesn’t mean we don’t miss him everyday.  I re-read Rob’s eulogy and it brought tears to my … Continue reading

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New Ways To Pull A Loose Tooth

My cousin sent me this video and I had to share it with you.  Their son, Mitchell, is 6 years old and about to loose his first tooth.  Rather than pull it out the unconventional way, Mom & Dad convince … Continue reading

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My Father, the Comedian

This is what I woke up to this morning: Email 1: Had to call in late for work due to heavy snow.  See Attached Email 2: Just made it in.  City road crews working round the clock to clear roadways … Continue reading

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Elections, Anniversaries, & Leaves

Long time no blog post.  I will admit it, I was suffering from a lack of inspiration and bit of a rough patch.  Between the election (yes I will admit it, I hated losing) and Julie’s one year anniversary I … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor

This was a nice surprise on a rather down day for me.  My brother got a National Medal of Honor for his work during Hurricane Ike.  Kind of nice isn’t it.  We don’t reward our first responders enough so it is … Continue reading

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Memories Keep Coming Back

(How does that not make you smile?)   It has been a rough week or two, for everyone.  This time last year we knew Julie didn’t have that much longer.  This is the first time in three years that I … Continue reading

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