Monthly Archives: October 2011

My nightmare trip to see my 98 yr old Dad

Dad is almost fully functional at 98 but with Alzheimers and penchant for beer that he is only allowed 2 of per day.  My step-mother certainly has her hands full as he is non-stop for talking and repeating everything.  The … Continue reading

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Tonto

Now, recall that I am presently 73 yrs old and started early life without even radio in the house. (My grandparents had a radio) and I was charmed by the music I could hear from it.  Then later on, like … Continue reading

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Mom Qwell

My Greatgrandmother on my Dads side was last named Caldwell, but I almost never knew her other than what everybody called her…”Mom Qwell”.  That’s just how she was known and I didn’t know better until I was much older.  She … Continue reading

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Dick Tracy and cartoons

I went to first grade at age 5.  They didn’t have kindergarden or pre-school then and I think I have described that very valuable experience here earlier.  Anyway,  my Dad always read the cartoons to us and explained the..process..the difference … Continue reading

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Have you ever experienced Foxfire?

I was in the boy scouts…a very valuable experience in my view.  I learned so much from Dad, and Penny Panciera, and Lou Perseghetti and others.  Not many people in this world get to experience the joy of starting a … Continue reading

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