Category Archives: Family

Thanksgiving

Today, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving- a holiday which we’re told was initially celebrated by the Pilgrims and the Indians to give thanks for bountiful harvests.  Today, Thanksgiving is typically a celebration with friends and family where we stuff ourselves full … Continue reading

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Ravens vs Colts

Back when I went to the first pre-season game it was suggested that I go to a regular season.  The Colts were still available and that was the game to go to.  Mainly because of the rivalry after Indianapolis stole … Continue reading

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Halloween

I was torn.  Part of me wanted to take Nathaniel out for Trick- or- Treating.  Part of me said, why bother… he’s too little and I don’t have John to enjoy the experience.  I didn’t decide to take him out … Continue reading

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Got me thinking…

I recently read a post on a board where a man who had had melanoma was considering if he should have a child or not, knowing that the odds of him being alive in 5 or 10 years aren’t that … Continue reading

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Odd dream

Thankfully, just a dream… I dream that I’m somewhere with my mother… like a park or camp or somewhere.  I happen to see her walking towards me and she’s smoking a cigarette.  I look at her and glare… speechless. She … Continue reading

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“I’ll Wait for You”

I was driving today and flipped to WXCY, the local country station.  I grew up listening to country music, but I’ve moved away from it the last several years. Song- “I’ll Wait For you” Artist- Joe Nichols This song came … Continue reading

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Dancing

Song:  Rainbow Artist:  Blackfoot A friend posted this on my facebook page because of the rainbows.  As I played the video, Nathaniel started dancing.  Well… his version of dancing… swaying back and forth. It reminded me of his daddy dancing.  … Continue reading

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Dinner, Nathaniel on the go, philosophies, No!, Skinner, picking up cups

Tonight, John’s aunt, Linda, invited us over for dinner.  It was so nice to just hang out and enjoy Nathaniel over a delicious meal. Nathaniel was a boy on the go!  Everything had to be investigated!  He walked and crawled … Continue reading

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“I’m blaming John for this.”

“I’m blaming John for this!”  my cousin, Becky,  said. She was referring to that she recently found out that she’s expecting her first child!  It brought a smile to my eyes and tears of happiness. We had recently had conversations … Continue reading

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Sometimes… I just long to hear his voice…

(Disclaimer- R rated- adult language) Pictures are great, but they don’t take the place of hearing John’s voice. Last weekend, I was feeling tremendously lonely and called his cell phone just the hear him say, “John Smith.”  I know… silly… … Continue reading

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