Category Archives: Family

Have a Maddie Paddy Day

Most of you know that I don’t normally post on Fridays. Today is different. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to cue up a few shots of Miss Maddie and one of her favorite toys. She wasn’t cooperating, … Continue reading

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How Can I Say No?

MiMi wants a fire. It was 8°f (-13.3°c) overnight, heading to a high of 31 and a low tonight of 7. Maddie wants to go for a walk. The temperature has risen into the teens, but the wind is gusting … Continue reading

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Walk Around the Water

I had a lazy weekend with an interesting choice. Walk around the reservoir with my daughter on a 68°f (20°c) Saturday under cloudy skies with a chance of rain, Or, take the walk on a sunny Sunday when the temps … Continue reading

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School Nights and Absent Friends

If we were having a beer, you would start with a nice gesture. “Hey, sorry about your Steelers. Everything’s on me today, beer, wine, wings. Order up.” “Thanks. That’s nice of you. It’s also nice of you not to rub … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – The Curse

During an email conversation with my brother last week, I mentioned that I was going to call our mom later that day. I told him that I felt bad that I hadn’t wished her a Merry Christmas on Christmas, but … Continue reading

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Sunrise Photo Shoot

The way my posts this weekend have lined up, you might think I’m being paid by Deborah over at Circadianreflections Blog. It’s not the case. It is the case, however that the event highlighted in this post was inspired by … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition

It doesn’t take much for something to gain “tradition” status with us. Lunch at the Polish Deli in Pittsburgh is now a tradition. Breakfast at Eat’n Park is a tradition. Lunch, or at least a couple of beers at The … Continue reading

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