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“Look Up To See ME Fly By”

Mid mornings … when the skies look like, what you are looking at … in this PHOTO below… just take a good look at these skies… so that when you see them in the future … you will let your eyes  start searching  those skies above … and you will open your ears, to hear from  me… always that one and only PILOT… that said … he will be flying back to EARTH… just to see and watch over his favorite people!


Just to be able to FLY on EARTH … for all of those years… that I have been a PILOT and always did enjoy flying with all of my family… as they took to flying just like I did, at an early age… when you feel just like a young “bird” that knows, that it is just so wonderful to fly … as we were told so many times, and also we  all know that flying will get you to your destination so much faster, than to have to drive in  such slow and heavy traffic day after day… everywhere and everyday  and getting no where fast!

To be able to FLY… when and whenever I want to too… is just so much more FUN for me NOW!

I remember back to those early High School days,  when some of my class mates were just a little on the “scaredy-cat” side of the fence… when I told them… that they could go flying with me …  and to… just to let me know when… the date and hours  that they had in mind to go flying… as I did have to pre-arrange those dates and times… as those small  planes, only have so much room.

If you remember back to when and where you were flying with me… all those years … long gone and almost forgotten… check in with my MOM… as she most probably can find some of our old PHOTOS,  and then…  she can post those good old memories of those great  flying days… that  we remember enjoying and having so much FUN… and as we  all had flying together!

To ail of my Flying Buddies… that do, still get up nice and early… especially this week …I am guessing,,  that you did hear us flying around, so very nice and high above all of you… but to attract attention and so that so many would take a small pittance of  their  time to step outside their homes,  and take a look high up and view the skies above… looking for all of that noise that they were hearing and was flying by… just to attract attention and let you all know… that I and my friends…   would like to give you all a wake up call… just letting you all know… that we are also always thinking about you all … down there…too!


I do enjoy thinking about you as…  you all are also thinking about me, each and everyday!

Your Blessings are being received by me… as all of my Blessings are being sent each day to each and everyone of you… that I LOVE!

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“A Wonderful PCNIC To Be Remembered Forever”

“Grandson LEX, reading Grandpa’s Book, AEROS”

  • When it comes to having a PICNIC… nothing like having some of your published books on hand… to hand out to ALL … those attending…to see what they like?

Nothing to do but to give to young Grandson LEX, a copy for his very own…

…. as he wanted what everyone else was receiving… a “Hot Off the Press”  latest addition of the adventure of “AEROS” and…  to be signed to him, from his Grandpa Al… himself!

and… So glad that some guests were watching and grab their cell phones and began to snap photos.

Just looking at this photo… it seems that our little LEX has found something of high interest… as his looks indicate… that he is very interested in what he has found in the book of “AEROS”… and,  as I look at this photo … I see a very young child highly interested in reading and learning… he holds the book so well…  that he can read and observe that which is of interest to him… and most importantly… his posture is so good… sitting up straight and book resting on tabletop securely… and with all of us so interested in what LEX is doing… Little LEX is not distracted… at all… by all of us!


and… Then, the loud sound of many automobiles on the street… suddenly attracted all of us, to leave the back yard and go to the front of the house… to see, what  in the world was going on?

Seems that a parade of highly decorated vehicles… decided to parade in celebration of one of the neighbors…  “65th” Birthday…

… since we can not celebrate with large get-to-gathers… due to “coronavirus” that is keeping all citizens homebound… so now… we see many cars having  balloons flying all over… in seconds a few balloons left their hands and headed to the sky… so high above… seeing  all of these balloons  just flying away, Little Lex wanted one, too.

and… We all  started going back to the picnic patio and little LEX went back to the arms of his favorite of all the guests… up and into the arms of his “Uncle Alan”… the one and only with nice strong arms to hold and rock little LEX… for long periods of time.

“Low and Behold” one of  our guests evidently went over to where that big “Birthday Party”  was going on… to see if…  he could get a couple of Balloons for Little LEX.

“Coming through the backyard gate… everyone could see… two very nice and extra large  gas-filled balloons… flying just so nice and high… this way and that…  and they were handed to our  Little LEX.” 

This was just one of the  very best things, that could have taken place… as this  gift to LEX, made this to be… just the happiest part of the whole day… for little LEX.

Just to make sure that these balloons did not also fly into that high sky above… each Balloon had a very long ribbon… and on  to that end … was  added a weight… heavy enough that LEX could hold  it… but if … he let go… the Balloon would stay  right here on Earth… where ever LITTLE  LEX set it.

Nothing like having a very nice afternoon with family… one that we will all remember and remember forever… and all  of us, had  so much fun and with good eats… with lots  of very good things happening  for all of us  to remember … so that we will all get together soon again.            D.V.

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“Beware of Giving Expensive Gifts to Children”

“A VERY Expensive Lesson”

This is one time, that I did hope, that the pictures that were being taken, would at least be taken correctly.

On Visiting Sundays,  of which this is one of those special days,  but also, an extra special day!

Just because this was so special  of a day –  we had to take a

 picture, so as to have a terrific  memory,  so we started  to take a photo of the bracelet, that I have on my  left arm.

Posted on this right side is, all  of the three overlapping pictures so that you can see why the only single picture is still not of the best  of quality –  but the reason for that  one picture a little  larger,  is to see that “sparkle” on my left arm! And when this picture  was taken – this was a real beauty to see, but that did not last long.

I sure did think that I would know,  that this bracelet was on my arm at all times, but evidently someone  else in my class may have had another idea,  just waiting for me.

On Saturdays, after we had our chores done, some of us girls would go down beyond those buildings you see in the background, to play “Volleyball” on the Tennis Court, which was not  in a  well kept  area –  but we  could still play sometimes,  and this one time  – just was not the time for me to be there.

In our playing – it did get rough and as tall as I was, there were a couple of other girls just as tall. We were really playing hard and using all of our power to WIN with each of  us trying to keep that ball up in the air and then over the NET – I was not conscious of that bracelet being pulled from my arm, as we were trying our hardest to WIN!

Can not remember how long we were playing, but when the game was over and we started to walk back up to the  GIRLS’ side playground  – I did  noticed that the bracelet was gone!

Immediately,  we  all ran back and everyone was looking to see where it was – thinking it fell to the ground as we were playing. It could not be found, not alongside the Tennis Court, not in any tall grass around the edges – I ran to the “Maintenance Shop” – where the grounds’ worker would be and told them what happened. Ask them to keep an eye out for it – but  it was never ever, to be  found.

Since it was  not found – I figured that, that there was  one person playing, that knew the value of that bracelet  and could  have so easily  grabbed it from my arm, as we were playing, as we were bumping into each other so much with such roughness as per usual – that I did not think it would fall off, nor did I give it a thought, that someone would take it.

Sometimes in LIFE – it is better to not give your children things that are not really appropriate for the times – wait till they are older – and  I should have known, not  to mix beauty with rough game playing – the two do not mix well!                    D.V.

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“Do “WE” ever Think about Little Words”

“An amazing 2 letter English word”

 ”It will be UP to you to get UP for this!!”

A reminder that one word in the English language that can be a noun, verb, adjective, adverb and preposition.    

  Read until the end …..  you’ll laugh.   
  This two-letter word  in English has more meanings than any other  two-letter word, and that word is ‘UP.’ 

It is listed in  the dictionary as an [adv], [prep], [adj], [n]  or [v].   
It’s easy to  understand UP, meaning toward the sky  or at the top of the list, but when we awaken in  the morning, why do we wake UP?   
At a meeting, why  does a topic come UP

Why do we speak  UP, and why are the  officers UP for election and why is  it UP to  the secretary to write UP a  report? 

We call UP our friends, brighten  UP a room, polish  UP  the silver, warm UP the leftovers and clean  UP the kitchen. 

We  lock UP the house and fix  UP the old  car.   
At other times, this  little word has real special meaning. 

  People stir UP trouble, line  UP for tickets, work  UP an appetite, and think  UPexcuses.   
To be dressed is one  thing but to be dressed UP  is special.   
And this  UP is confusing:  A  drain must be opened UP because it is stopped  UP.

We open  UP a store in the morning  but we close it UP at night. 

We seem  to be pretty mixed UP about UP!   

To be knowledgeable  about the proper uses of  UP, look UP the word UP in the dictionary.  

In a desk-sized dictionary, it takes  UP almost  1/4 of the page and can add UP to about thirty  definitions.   
If you are  UP to it,  you might try building UPa list of the many ways  UP is  used. 

It will take UP a lot of your time, but  if you don’t give UP, you may wind  UP with a hundred or  more.   
When it threatens to  rain, we say it is clouding UP

When the sun  comes out, we say it is clearing UP

When it rains,  the earth soaks itUP

When it  does not rain for awhile, things dry  UP

One could go on  and on, but I’ll wrap it UP, for now . . . my time  is UP!   
Oh . . . one more  thing: 

What is the first thing you do in  the morning and the last thing you do at  night?   
  P   !   

Did that one crack  you UP?  


“Give full credit for this article to Little TOMMY”  D.V.

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“Blessings For The COOKS and THEIR FAMILIES”

“The COOKS are Warming Up the Kitchen”

“If ever there was a time  in the year… for all “COOKS” to come to the aid of their household – NOW – these weeks  before Thanksgiving and CHRISTMAS  are those extra special times to do, that which, only “YOU” extra special  “COOKS”  know how to do this and that… to make for all of us, just to sit up and beg for more  wonderful treats,  “You” are that that extra special and very  best person,  in the whole wide world!”

The above “Special COOK”  is the front of a  wonderful “HOLIDAY” card…  that I had received  in 1980… for the Holidays from my Uncle Bill and Aunt Iola McClarren with a very nice two page letter.

I have always saved the mail that I received, especially when it also includes  a very nice long letter, to fill me in, with all of the news of that part of the family, and all  that they were doing,  also including how they were getting on – and all of their plans for the Holidays.

They were getting up in the years with  many medical needs,  that did need to be taken care of – and like most of us…  as we all do get older over over the years, and  then… we are not always able to do all of those many things, like they used to do.

When… and this is so very many years ago… we were little, my brothers, Denny and Tommy  and Mom and myself,  my Dad would drive  us, up to Ohio…

These trips to OHIO were taken at least two times a year… for us to visit and stay with the family and spend  some time, seeing how they did, all of their farming and taking  care of animals,  and we did enjoy lots of very good meals.

In  fact one year, they even made a “Pumpkin Pie” from scratch in a very special pie dish, that my Mother used for so very many years, and then, when she passed on, I was lucky to get that very same “Pie Dish” and I  still have it.

This is a very special pie dish,  I have always made “Pumpkin Pies” in it, and they were always top of the line pies,  very seldom  ever having a slice of  leftover “Pumpkin PIE!~”

Something special about this time of the year, with everyone getting all of their cookbooks out to check on prize winning recipes  and every baking pie pan and cookie sheet out and preparing the KITCHEN for making memories, that will last  for a Lifetime, for all of those invited guests!

Just a thought, to go along with all of the good memories — and that is – this time of the year is so WONDERFUL because, every good COOK and Baker is saying  extra special prayers, that everything that they have planned for the “HOLIDAY Menu” will be so very delicious – that all of their friends and family will enjoy these special  occasions,  with many Prayers for those that provided these wonderful meals at their family get together, and that they will always be invited – because they did enjoy the family get together to the fullest – all these gifts and those gifts that our “Almighty Yahweh” provides for each of us… each and every day… and most importantly  for all  of us…. and that is….  for all year long!   D.V.

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