Tag Archives: Donny

I Wish I Had

Today is July 18th. This morning Cameron and I were sitting on the deck making fart noises through our walkie talkies and laughing hysterically. When you are seven and sixty-one it is okay to make fart noises.  Though I will … Continue reading

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Tubas and Saxophones, The Dave Clark Five, and I Love You

It was The Dave Clark Five in the early sixties that caused a young “want to be” rock star at seven or eight years old to begin to fantasize about playing the saxophone one day in a band. Our grandson … Continue reading

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On Cameron, Uncle Jim, and Me

When my almost six year old grandson Cameron arrived at the memorial service to celebrate Jimmy, he asked if Uncle Jim was there. A little while later when the long lines of visitors extended down the driveway, he asked Savannah … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Angels

Lying in her bed, early in the morning The cell phone rings with a message that reads “Thinking of you, have nice day” She puts her head back down on the pillow and starts to cry Here we go again … Continue reading

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A Very Special Unexpected Birthday Gift

Dear Donny, Today was your birthday. It was a Saturday and much like any other Saturday we got up early because we couldn’t sleep. We had our coffee, checked our email and our Facebook, and did some work-work leftover from … Continue reading

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