Monthly Archives: December 2014

12-31-2014 Remembering Joan of Arc

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I came across a few pictures of our dog, Joan of Arc.  We got her as a puppy at Christmas time.  She was a stinker and a handful.  I have so many fond memories of you … Continue reading

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12-30-2014 About to be a new year

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Today was a very quiet day. Michèle had to work.  I enjoyed the day by making scrambled eggs and fresh baked toast.  Rachael was home so there was always entertainment from her and her expressive personality.  … Continue reading

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12-29-2014 A fun time held by all

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Michèle and I had a fun time last night at the dinner. It was a tiny apartment jam packed with books, tables, and people.  I doubt your mother would have felt very comfortable there.  The attendees … Continue reading

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12-28-2014 Finding Hope

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’m looking forward to today.  A former classmate of mine throws an annual “Orphans & Widows” Christmas dinner.  It’s meant for those that don’t have family to go to during the holidays.  Technically, I’m an orphan … Continue reading

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12-27-2014 Relaxing vacation

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It’s been a relaxing vacation.  I took Michèle to see the last Hobbit movie.  It’s a bit sad that this will be the last of Peter Jackson’s installments of Middle-Earth. Today looks like it’s going to … Continue reading

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12-26-2014 Another Christmas Done

Dear Joseph and Lucia, It was a wonderful time with the girls yesterday.  We opened presents and had a great meal of Fondue.  I made sure everyone had plenty of presents (including myself).  I got Michèle and I matching FitBits.  … Continue reading

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12-25-2014 Christmas

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Today is the 8th time I haven’t shared Christmas with you.  It always makes me sad. There are plenty of presents under the tree for Michèle, Melynda, Rachael, and me.  I’ll try to enjoy my time … Continue reading

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12-23-2014 More pictures from the past

Dear Joseph and Lucia, Now that I’m home, I have access to all the scanned pictures on the server.  I know I’ve published some of these in the past.  Lucia, there’s a whole series of pictures where you are adorable.  … Continue reading

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12-21-2014 Fun at home

Dear Joseph and Lucia, I’m home on Christmas break. We attended the block party Saturday night with all the neighbors.  It was fun.  The previous two owners of the house showed up.  This is our third year we’ve done this. … Continue reading

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12-19-2014 Christmas Break

Dear Joseph & Lucia, It was brought to my attention I’ve been getting too political on this blog.  It’s true.  This should only be letters to you two.  I have another blog that I’ll start using for my political and … Continue reading

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