Category Archives: Dad

Dad and Egon

This is Dad on his way to get the morning paper.  Every morning Egon goes along.  He waits for Dad at the door, Dad picks him up and carries him.  It’s pretty dang cute.

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Our Trip West – Circa 1977

Today’s edition of The Way Back Machine brings us to the summer of 1977.  My parents decided to visit Mom’s parents and my sister Camy and her family in Sequim, Washinton.  We didn’t fly, we drove across country from Maryland … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things I Liked About My Cruise

I took the Norwegian Majesty from Philadelphia on a tour of Canada.  There were things about the cruise that weren’t my favorite.  However, for the most part I had a lot of fun. So, my top ten: 10.  The fans … Continue reading

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Last Randomness

Loveliness Lunch in Portland, Maine: Lighthouses: And here is Dad in our room bettering himself. Dad was always one to read and learn all the time.

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Sydney, Cape Breton

Nice violin, no?  Yes.  I’ll tell you more about that later.  Hint, I took that picture while standing. Sydney, Cape Breton is about as close to Scotland as you can get, it seems, and still be on the North American … Continue reading

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The Bay of Fundy and New Brunswick!

Yesterday I visited The Bay of Fundy and Saint John in New Brunswick, Canada.  It is chilly, thanks for asking, and yes I love the chilly weather. Read up on the Bay of Fundy.  Here is a picture: This picture … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Pictures Past

I was just clearing up my memory on my laptop and came across a picture I took in Lithuania of a mushroom: Since Journalspace died and ate all my posts for two whole frickin’ years! including the ones of my … Continue reading

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Dad Turns 80 Today

My father, Fred, turns 80 today.  He’s seen and done a lot in his life. He spent his first 6 years in pre-WWII Germany.  He is as German in thought and ways as he is American The rest of his … Continue reading

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He Is Okay, But…

Thursday morning I got one of those phone calls everyone dreads. Annie: Vivian, what’s wrong with Dad? Me: What do you mean? Annie: He didn’t know me and seems very confused. Me: Okay, I’m coming home. Annie: I’ll meet you … Continue reading

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