Author Archives: jaysolo
If you happen to peruse through here or the old Blogblivion that was never fully ported from Expression Engine, you may notice pictures of the kids are gone. Mostly. Argh! Once upon a time, when it seemed there was far … Continue reading
To blogger Dennis the Peasant, who is 53 today.
To blogger Sarah Dwyer.
Valerie is 4 years old today! Four years and a couple hours ago she was our least eventful of the three arrivals. She seemed so mellow for a while! Still, no amount of tempermental could ever make me regret my … Continue reading
On Thursday I took Henry for his annual allergy testing. He is still allergic to cow’s milk, egg yolks and whites, and peanuts. They tested for bananas again, since I told them what happened the same day he got tested … Continue reading
To my brother Wayne, who is 43 today.
To Weekend Pundit Deb.
To Michael and Esther, Deb’s awesome brother and his wife. They were married just three days after us, marking six years for them, but they knew each other longer, and had a good idea what to expect even after they … Continue reading
To Noel, my brother’s first ex-wife, who is 57 today.
My cousin Wanda died at the age of 47 on Wednesday. I don’t know details beyond that, but in keeping with modern times I found out online, rather than via a call, and from my cousin’s elder daughter, rather than … Continue reading
This would have been our sixth anniversary. Still is, technically, but we’ll have to be serious slackers to non-celebrate a seventh.
To sometime blogger Dave Browning.
To my cousin Billy, who is 50 today.
Due to genetics compounded by parenting errors and circumstance, all three kids require a mouth full of dentistry under general anesthesia to fix their teeth, relieve pain mainly in Valerie’s case, and set them up to get through to their … Continue reading
To my oldest friend, Judy Giorgi, who was spared from knowing me all my life by virtue of having been born nine months after me.
To childhood school friend Paul Gatewood.
To my old friend and one time boss John Imbimbo, who is 50 today.
To former colleague Nathan Tisdale.
Looks like next year we will have to put out a stop request on all hats, mittens, and scarves. The kids have multiple each now. As many as half a dozen.
To my old friend Jennie Drysdale.