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“I read it all,” Pete. about five or six, announced with pride, “do you want me to show you my favorite story?” “Sure,” I replied, wondering which of the Bible Heroes deserved his special attention – David, Samson, Daniel…. He … Continue reading

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The big boy with the hat was my daddy about twenty years before I arrived on the scene. 😀 My daddy, his sister and brother (Oda, Tony). I loved my daddy; yes, I did. He was a big ole soft … Continue reading

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The Birthing of a New Car Family waits anxiously in awaiting drive. The nursery arrives. First glimpse of the new arrival. Pete and Cali (corgi) claim ownership. Proud Grandma ready for the maiden journey. Observing Pete look over the controls. … Continue reading

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This barber keeps overhead cost to a minimum, but his clientele seem not to care.  Requirement for his business was a towel. a stool, and clippers.  Since the tonsorial service was free, older grandson sits patiently while Papa Hayes sees … Continue reading

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November 28, 1913  – The day my daddy (Pete) was born.  Had he lived he would be 103; as it was he lived to 63.  He died from a heart attack, unexpected by those around him.  After he was gone, … Continue reading

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SAYING GOOD-BYE TO MY PETE (the younger version)

AND HELLO TO PETE (the older version) You’re a good looking hunk, I must say!  Is hunk okay now-a-days? Not chap, dude, or bloke, is it?  😀 Dear Blogging Friends,  you have met some of my very special family members.  … Continue reading

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