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What walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three legs in the evening?
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Tag Archives: family
Father’s Day More Difficult
My father died the Sunday before Father’s Day in 2012. Father’s Day that year was difficult, of course. But I was busy focusing on my mother and her difficulties. Then, Father’s Day last year was difficult, but I was still … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Songs Come to Mind Tagged aging, family, Father's Day 4 Comments
Open Letter to AT&T from a Customer who Died…
(After receiving the communications from AT&T referenced below, I decided to post an open letter to AT&T as if it were from my mother who died in December, 2013. Everything in this post really happened, except for my mom writing … Continue reading
Posted in Eccentrically Eclectic, Family Tagged aging, AT&T, correspondence, death, family, heaven, incompetence, mother 7 Comments
My mother passed through the door into heaven Thursday morning December 12, 2013. She had been in the hospital this time for about a month. The doctors finished draining fluid from her left lung, the lung deflated, and there was … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Songs Come to Mind Tagged aging, Carol Burnett, death, family, mother 2 Comments
My Daughters Know Their Mother
I started a new job on Monday. Soon after I arrived at work, some beautiful flowers were delivered from 1st Daughter who lives in another town. Just a few minutes after that, 2nd Daughter and 2nd Grandson appeared at my … Continue reading
Posted in Eccentrically Eclectic, Family Tagged daughters, family, flowers, Oklahoma State University, work 3 Comments
Thank You, Dad, and Other Veterans!
Today is a day to celebrate the men and women who have served in uniform to get and protect our freedoms. We should celebrate them all the time, but today is a special day each year to express our thanks. … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Songs Come to Mind Tagged aging, family, harmonica, song interlude, veterans, Veterans Day, video, You Are My Sunshine 2 Comments
Live Today and FREE Tomorrow on Amazon! I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully?
My new eBook I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully? is now Live on Amazon! And it’s FREE for 5 days starting Tomorrow! (Due to some technical issues with Kindle and/or Amazon, the FREE promotion couldn’t start today.) I need … Continue reading
Posted in eBooks, I Peed My Pants for My Mom Tagged aging, amazon.com, eBook, family, FREE, fun, humor, I Peed My Pants for My Mom: Aging Semi-Gracefully, publish, read, review Leave a comment
eBook Release Getting Closer! This Weekend?
If everything goes according to plan, my new eBook will go Live on amazon.com this weekend! Hurray! Until the full book is available, here is a short Preview that you can check out. The Preview has an older version of … Continue reading
More Birthday Month Fun!
September 15th: Had a fantastic time with 2nd grandson (and his mommy) at the Oklahoma WONDERtorium in Stillwater, OK. It’s an interactive children’s museum that is just amazing! September 16th: A friend from graduate school days at OSU-Stillwater was in … Continue reading
Exciting Birthday Month So Far!
September is my birthday month, and this one has been especially busy and exciting. So many things are happening. September 1st: The eBook of the new Benjamin Boo Book released on amazon.com – Benjamin Boo Plays Hide-and-Seek With You. September 5th: … Continue reading
Posted in Aging & Changing, Benjamin Boo Books Tagged aging, birthday, book, eBook, Etsy store, family, Oklahoma State University, unemployed 2 Comments