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Category: grandfather

I was just reading to you

A few months ago, I had the privilege of holding my newest grandchild, Daniel, just hours after his birth. He was swaddled snugly in a dinosaur-covered blanket, sporting a matching […]

Soda explosion? No thanks.

I had a bonus day with my grandson Elijah yesterday. His mom wasn’t feeling well, so he spent the day and night at our house while she got some rest. […]

Movie day: “The Star”

Today was movie day. My wife and I took our two oldest grandchildren to see “The Star,” an animated and creatively adventurous telling of the Christmas story, involving the experience […]

Grandpa Golcher

This is one of the few pictures I have of my dad, grandfather (my mom’s dad) and myself.  I think I am about three years old here. How many pictures […]

Christmas ‘ites

My grandson Elijah was spending the day with me while his mom was out shopping with my wife. One of our projects that day was putting up the Christmas tree. […]


It’s been an Elijah weekend. We’ve had our one-year-old grandson staying with us since yesterday afternoon. When you are one, everything goes in your mouth. Food (of course). Toys. Sticks […]