If we coddle, protect and give, are we doing a disservice?

…my father-in-law (DadH) being a dentist valued a college education and saw the benefits of a professional life for his kids. In part this was likely due to losing his…

Panorama while taking a break from yardwork #MemorialDay17

…for summer after another weekend of work. (loved getting a pic of our ‘old’ John Deere 330 diesel and repaired and repainted the lawn trailer from DadH in the photo!)…

A final goodbye to a grandmother and mom – Frances Howard

DadH mom) in Brocton, NY after the burial and also visited Lakeview Cemetery where Mark Howard (Brenda’s brother) is buried (his children are Jackie, Justin and Aaron in photo below)….

Obituary: Frances Ann Louise Howard has graduated

…caring for her (and DadH) as they grew older. I could not have asked for a more loving mother and father-in-law and am thankful to have had them both in…

A broken tool, a stuck part and fixing them

…the hex bit with a little “picking” with my late father-in-law’s dental tool — thank you DadH! Now all was good … except that left me with needing a new…

Clearing everything out of the Farmhouse prior to selling

Brenda and her sister Chris spent last weekend together at the family Farmhouse in western New York. They sorted through what was left from their mom and dad’s…

Archive: The much-loved western NY Farmhouse – SOLD

…years of dirt on both the floors, block walls and equipment. We took a load to the dump burned an EPA-friendly bonfire in memory of DadH (he loved to burn…

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.