Tag Archives: family life

Grammy Heaven – Parenting Plights & Delights

I’m in Grammy heaven again. Our oldest daughter gave birth to a healthy girl on June 3rd. She weighs 7 pounds even and is 20 inches long. If this post has a deja vu feel to it, that’s because our … Continue reading

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Mom Pulls Scary Prank – Parenting Plights & Delights

I finally received a photo a couple weeks ago of this freaky fake cat. I’d been bugging my sister Cindy for about three years to take a picture of the scary cat her neighbor Shelly uses for a Halloween prop, … Continue reading

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60 Years After Eloping – Parenting Plights & Delights

Sixty years ago in July, my parents got married. She was 16. He was 19. She lived in Morningside and he lived in Shadyside. Both areas are part of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mom’s wicked step-mother slapped her, so she eloped with my … Continue reading

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Boys and Bugs – Parenting Plights & Delights

Warning:  If you have a weak stomach, read no further! One day when my nephew JW was three years old, he told my sister-in-law Debbie he came up with an invention. “First, you look for a snail. The bigger, the … Continue reading

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