communication

conversation

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

~ Cicero

another milestone

 

It was third grade. 

He came home all excited

and asked if he could take violin class in school

we said “sure”…thinking this was going to be just another attempt at an activity that would soon fall by the wayside

boy, were we ever wrong!

this little guy who loved Elmo, learned to ride a two-wheel bike at 3, and collected marbles (that I still find hidden all over the house)

turns 21 today

Happy Birthday Andy!!!

dilemma

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hmmm, not sure how I got up here

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it’s a long way down and not much room to spread my wings

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so I’ll just jump…

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mission accomplished

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ahhhh, so much better!

perspective

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Up close and personal

One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.

~ G.K. Chesterton

departure

heading home

he hopped a flight back to Ohio last night
it’s been a couple years now
and I still can’t say the words
“he went home”