Category Archives: Family

Little Girls and Puddles

“Boots or tennis shoes,” I asked. “Boots, Grand dad.  I might find some puddles,” Alice replied. It didn’t take long to find that puddle. Silly me, we live in Seattle. My focus was on Alice tripping lightly through the puddle. … Continue reading

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Lifelet: The Three Stages of a Catholic Mass

On a recent Sunday, we had the present of the presence of our oldest grandchild. Young Alice was kind enough to join us for the 10am mass. As we snuggled into the last row of the church, Alice climbed on … Continue reading

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The Lost Boy – Living Legacy

“I’ve asked the Chili Boys here tonight to help me tell this story. It’s someone else’s story to be sure but in the telling we’ve now become part of it. We’re now part of the fabric of the thing so … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Alice Helps Grandma with Christmas

One of the joys of Christmas is having quality time with family. This year our granddaughter Alice was able to spend the day with us helping prepare for upcoming family time. Enjoy grandmother and granddaughter making cookies and decorating our … Continue reading

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Feeling Thankfully Reflective

As the year closes in on another turning of the calendar pages, 2014 is a fantastic year. We are blessed with a healthy family, great friends, wonderful colleagues and lots of great wine. Our two granddaughters continue to grow, develop … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Swimming Alice

Some days you just have to be lucky rather than good. I took my lovely bride to the airport so she could go visit grand baby Hazel. On my way back home, I checked in with Maggie to see if … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Cody Grand Doggie

Several years ago when our daughters were sharing a house in Eugene, Oregon, while in grad school, we got a call from the Eugene Humane Society. The caller politely asked if we were the landlords of a house on Washington … Continue reading

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