Birthday Boys

Last weekend was spent celebrating March birthdays, my wife's and the two youngest grandsons.  All three birthdays fall in a two-week span. On the way to the fun-plex for the party, we stopped at the local farm & ranch supply store to see the Easter chicks and ducklings. Both the chick and the duckling survived. … Continue reading Birthday Boys

Easter Chicks

Nothing says "Easter" like colored chicks.  For a brief moment there was nothing going on in the whole-wide-world, except in front of her.  No thought of the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts or jelly beans ... just the marvel of another living creature. Thought for the Day:  Boys, I may not know much, but I … Continue reading Easter Chicks

Down Time

  The phrase, "down time", is little-used anymore.  Down time used to mean unproductive time; i.e. lost time due to injury, equipment failure, power outage, fire drill, etc. Multi-media devices, allowing greater mobility brought on multi-tasking, which virtually eliminated "down time".  Laptops, cell phones, smart phones, fax machines, and internet access from anywhere have made … Continue reading Down Time

Easter Tradition

Once in a while you have to break tradition.  Typically, our Easter is celebrated with the entire family gathered for a special Easter Dinner.   But, one Easter Sunday we found ourselves alone in Ireland, traveling south from Dublin to Waterford to meet our daughter.  So, for Easter dinner we tried Johnnie Fox's Pub.  What? A … Continue reading Easter Tradition

Easter Message

This photo was taken in the local Cathedral during its annual flower show in February, where I mentioned in an earlier blog that I was more interested in the statuary than the flower arrangements.  If you're not a Christian, you might not get the significance of this image, but, if your are a believing Christian … Continue reading Easter Message