Category Archives: Family

Wednesday November 4, 2015

Frances has a hospital procedure this morning. I met her and Al at the hospital at 7. Surgery was about an hour and a half then a couple of hours in recovery. After she was moved to her room and … Continue reading

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Sunday November 1, 2015

I was gone all day yesterday on a road trip with Frances, Al, and Marcy. We left Frances’ around 8:20 heading for Bear Creek, about an hour and a half east of here, where the Supreme Fruitcake company is based. … Continue reading

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Saturday October 17, 2015

We decided to drop our Sam’s club membership since they carried only a few things we needed. Frances and Al are still members and had a planned visit for this morning so we met them at the store on their … Continue reading

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Saturday October 10, 2015

I am reading Down Among the Dead Men, a new Peter Lovesey mystery in his Peter Diamond series. This morning Al and Frances picked me up around 8am to drive up to Mt. Airy for their fall festival. In addition … Continue reading

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Sunday September 13, 2015

I cleaned house then paid the bills and balanced the accounts. I took a break to call Frances and catch up with her while I played stick with Colin then mowed the lawn. Lots of leaves down but still manageable … Continue reading

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Sunday August 9, 2015

I had a great time at Frances and Al’s cookout yesterday afternoon. The caterer provided wonderful food and did a great job all around. I met a lot of new people and saw some old ones who all drove and/or … Continue reading

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Saturday August 8, 2015

I left work at 4pm yesterday. It was a long, tiring week. I stopped at the store and bank and to get gas on the way home. This morning I took the Trooper in for an oil change and state … Continue reading

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Saturday July 25, 2015

Today is dad’s birthday. In his honor I met Frances, Al, and Marcy at his favorite Mexican restaurant for lunch. Last night I stopped at the grocery store, came home, and fixed dinner. I left around 8 to meet Bonnie … Continue reading

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Sunday June 21, 2015

Today being Father’s Day and yesterday being the 2 year anniversary of dad’s death, this weekend has been hard. I ironed then did the usual weekly house cleaning chores. Today is to be hot though the humidity is not to … Continue reading

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Monday May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day. Yesterday afternoon Bob and I along with Colin went over to Frances and Al’s dinner. As usual, Frances made all kinds of yummy sides and Al grilled ribs, dogs, and burgers. We ate outside on their little … Continue reading

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