Tag: Grandpa

First letter to a new grandson

Eight years later?  The self-rejoinder - coming soon to this space.  11/17/11 Dear Felix: First off, let me welcome you to this wild, wonderful world. Yeah, it has issues – always has and always will. Maybe as time goes by, you’ll be one of the ones fixing the problems. Still, it’s a great place to hang … Continue reading First letter to a new grandson

First letter to a new grandson

It's hard to believe it has been four years since I first penned the missive below.  But it has been. My grandson Felix turns four on Tuesday. In looking back over my initial thoughts at this wondrous event...well, not much has changed. Except everything has.  All for the good. Time flies, and flying with Felix? … Continue reading First letter to a new grandson

First letter to a new grandson

Dear Felix: First off, let me welcome you to this wild, wonderful world. Yeah, it has issues – always has and always will. Maybe as time goes by, you’ll be one of the ones fixing the problems. Still, it’s a great place to hang for the next century or so. Make it count for something. Your … Continue reading First letter to a new grandson

Past his/my freshness date

My grandson-to-be Felix is, at this writing, some five days removed from his expected due date and still in utero. This, of course, has created much consternation amongst a wide range of folks – most notably his mother, my daughter Lindsay, and his dad Brad. As is the apparent norm in this modern technological age … Continue reading Past his/my freshness date

Astute, hirsute

Bought my yearly can of Barbasol today Last year’s canister had gone rusty on the bottom, familiar rings staining the medicine cabinet shelf; only half empty, it’s duty was fulfilled. Not that there was a whole lot of heavy-lifting involved on the part of the velvety foam of my youth Thirty-five years of never being … Continue reading Astute, hirsute