Category Archives: Grand parenting

Lifelet: Adult questions from a grand

Our oldest grand daughter wanted to go to church with us on Palm Sunday.  She loves sitting in the choir loft with her grandmother.  Sometimes she listens to the singing.  Sometimes she draws in her coloring book.  What I didn’t … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Behold the tooth fairy

The circle of life continues.  One of our grand children lost her first front tooth.  However, she lost it on a visit to Canada.  A text storm ensued as my daughter wondered what she should do about the tooth fairy.  … Continue reading

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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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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: Enjoying a Family Wedding

Our tribe embarked for Austin, Texas, to attend the Hack – Hanks wedding. Wilson Hack is one of the Keleher cousins who’ve grown up together through many wonderful summers at the Carolina beaches. During the three days of the wedding, … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Growing Alice

On a beautiful fall, sunny day in Seattle, Alice’s parents asked us if we could give them a break and babysit for the little girl. Oh, twist our arms. The day before, my loving bride uploaded eight months of photos … Continue reading

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