Category Archives: Family

Catching Up….Maybe?

Well, I’ve been without my own computer for two weeks. Nick put in a new video card, so let’s see how well that works. This beautiful country of ours is 241 years old today. My grandmother, Margaret Kelleher Lear, would … Continue reading

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Prom Night

Where has the time gone? My baby girl, my Geek Princess …. the one who was reading and UNDERSTANDING her father’s astronomy magazines at age 7…. is at her Senior Prom tonight, having fun with her friends. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Prom Dress Season: Mission Accomplished

I would like to thank Meriah’s friend Alexis for suggesting FANCY SCHMANCY http://www.fancyschmancycouture.com/     as a place to look for a prom gown. When dealing with a plus-sized teen, dress shopping can be heart-breaking. Not today, it wasn’t. It almost … Continue reading

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Prom Dress Season

It’s that time of year when teen aged girls look for their perfect prom dress. It can be fun….but it can also be terribly stressful. The Kidling will be 18 in three weeks. She is a Senior this year, and … Continue reading

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Good Bye 2016

The last day of another year. As we head int 2017, I try to gather my thoughts into some semblance of organized coherence. It’s not easy. The ups and downs of 2016 have on occasion left me dizzy. The hopes … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2016

Yeah, I’m a day early. Blame it on Cohoes High School. And the Middle School.. Or at least the band and choruses. Last year, my daughter had a thought about a patriotic concert in honor of vets. It didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Halloween

It’s coming. Ghosts and ghouls and witches and black cats….. At the end of every September since I was in high school, a special Halloween store has opened at Colonie Center. Last year, it is where we got the make-up … Continue reading

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