Tag: grandfather

Babies Now Versus Then

My grandson is two weeks already!  Him and his parents are doing well, albeit with the usual issues of lack of sleep and trying to figure out why he might be crying this time.  In other words, everything is normal. This week’s photo challenge is “reward”.  Last fall, I wrote a post about parenthood being…

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Christmas Long Ago

This year for Christmas, I’ve been fascinated with decorations.  I want to look at them, photograph them, and just enjoy them.  I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma catalog and found a lovely set of Christmas plates and started drooling.  I wanted those plates!  It didn’t make sense.  We don’t have parties or entertain.  We go to…

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Security Comes In Multiple Forms

Henry Ford once said, The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability. What’s interesting about this quote is that my paternal grandfather worked for Henry Ford, inventing things such as the one piece metal roofs on cars.  Why did he invent it?  Because my…

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