Tag Archives: grandchildren

Monday Smiles – 12/31/2012

When Christmas was over and we were beginning to contemplate our departure for California on Erev New Year’s Eve, Muri and I thought it would be fun to find something for my daughter, son-in-law and grandkids to do together.   As … Continue reading

Posted in Monday smiles | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Friday Favorites 12/28/2012

During the ten years after I retired from big industry in 1999, our consulting business was remarkably successful, allowing us to make several lifestyle changes that we are enjoying still.   One was a move from our home of 31 years … Continue reading

Posted in Friday Favorites | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Close Enough to Norman

Christmas morning came early yesterday, announced by the footfalls of our grandkids running up and down the hall as they tried to rouse their parents.  Apparently parent-rousing is harder than grand-parent rousing … Muri and I found ourselves sitting in … Continue reading

Posted in family | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Christmas Day 2012

When this posts, I will be rolling out of bed, bleary-eyed but happy to celebrate Christmas with my grandkids.   It has been another good year here on Older Eyes – Bud’s Blog, not quite posting every day but close.   I … Continue reading

Posted in art | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Monday Smiles – Christmas Eve 2012

Have Yourself … . [wpvideo U0dpOJvx]

Posted in Monday smiles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Have Yourself a Melancholy Christmas

It is likely a reflection of my personality that, as much as I love the holidays, I’ve always found them bittersweet.   And as I get older, it is truer than ever.  My precious Christmas memories are further behind me and … Continue reading

Posted in feeling older | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Newtown

I knew something was wrong when I tuned my car radio to the local sports talk station and the hosts were talking about gun control.   It’s never a good thing when the sports guys are talking about something that really … Continue reading

Posted in perspectives | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Little Hackers

About five weeks ago, I wanted to put a smile on my daughter’s face, so I texted her:  I think I’d like to buy you a Kindle Fire HD.  Are you interested?  Although she protested politely, I ordered her one … Continue reading

Posted in family | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Friday Favorites 11/30/2012

On our busiest day in Arizona last week, Muri and my daughter, Amy, went to my grandson Reed’s Thanksgiving party at school while I took my granddaughter, Savy, out for lunch to Paradise Bakery.  I had, by the way, the … Continue reading

Posted in Friday Favorites | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Monday Smiles – 11/26/2012

.[wpvideo iQls0gcq] Music: Linus and Lucy by Vince Guaraldi

Posted in Monday smiles | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment