Tag Archives: Grandpa

Waiting for Butterflies

Dear Munchkin, You utterly amaze me in new and wonderful ways each day. The first time I brought you to the butterfly house, you weren’t quite ready. You were about two years old and completely freaked out by the butterflies. … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Birth Story, Part 1: Induction

Dear Munchkin, Daddy and I arrived at the regular 8 a.m. 38-week appointment knowing we were starting with an ultrasound that day. Because Dr. M had been unable to determine if you were head-down the previous week, she wanted a … Continue reading

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When sticking your nose in someone else’s business is the right thing to do

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, As I was out shopping last night, I encountered a man and a little girl. The man was in a motorized scooter; the girl, who looked to be about Peanut’s age or maybe a little older, … Continue reading

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Snow Angels and a Snow Turtle

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, A little over a week ago, we had an inch or so of snow on the ground for a few days. As soon as it started falling, Munchkin began asking to go out and play in … Continue reading

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Modern Technology

My dear, sweet kids, When I was growing up, we had two choices if we wanted to communicate with family or friends who lived far away: write a letter and wait days (or weeks or months) for a response to … Continue reading

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The Key West Route

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Friday’s post got me thinking back to when I was little and my dad drove semi-trailer trucks on a daily route for Mutual Wholesale. They didn’t allow passengers, but when he did the Key West route, the deliveries … Continue reading

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Mr. Mom

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, I am very, very thankful that you get to spend so much time with your dad. He takes care of you on Mondays and Fridays while I work, and you get to have a lot of … Continue reading

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