Category Archives: Grandchildren

Squirrel hunt

Squirrel hunt THE TEXT MESSAGE from my surrogate niece Heather was a flash of light from the heavens, the swell of the Hallelujah Chorus, the burst of a pheasant taking wing. Her son wants to come to the farm for … Continue reading

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Sow’s ear

Like all grandfathers, I felt a bittersweet happiness and satisfaction that afternoon spent with my grandson, caught up in remembrances of times past and surges of nostalgia unexpectedly triggered by a sharing between generations of men, an old man and … Continue reading

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Christmas gifts for my grandchildren

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.    ― Peg Bracken (1918-2007), American humor writer I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar … Continue reading

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Hunting velociraptors

Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.             – Mark Twain (1835-1910) Stunt, dwarf or destroy the imagination of a child and you have taken away its chances of success in life. Imagination transforms the commonplace into the great and … Continue reading

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