Papa’s World – Off to Great Falls with the little ones !!!

We decided that we would take the three little ones to Great Falls

They were off from school and we were watching them.

To say I was nervous would be a understatement –

They like to climb and Bode is fast !

Cassidy Taylor Bode
at the first overlook in Great Falls Va.

I did not have to worry – they were perfect –

listening to what we said and not climbing onto the ledge

It was a beautiful day – low 60’s – blue skies – white clouds !

History abounds here

Everywhere you look are interesting facts –

and Taylor already knew a lot of them !

We do as much now as we can
Bode on his way to the overlook
Learning from MORMOR !!!! LOL
Taylor
Bode and Taylor
at another overlook
Over the years
the different flood stages
and it goes up another 10 feet !

The flood stages are just hard to believe they would get this high!

Which from the bottom of the gorge

has to be 100 to 200 feet !

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A tribute to George Washington
Taylor Cassidy Bode
The last two should of been the twins
they look and act so much alike
Taylor is so laid back
and is going to be tall
like her MORMOR!
Cassidy – the one who would
not leave MORMOR’s side
and held her hand the entire time

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Taylor Cassidy Bode

Papa’s World

A trip to Great Falls Va.

Taylor Cassidy Bode

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Papa’s World – SPELL – wish I could !

One of my faults ( and I have many ) just ask my wife ! LOL

Is –

I have to have my phone to hit GOOGLE TO SPELL !!!!!!!

THIS IS ME

And I think it goes back to second grade –

a long – long time ago –

Where the system decided to change the way we learned to SPELL !

GOOD MORNING

In second grade – after my one year of grade school –

They decided instead of sounding out the words and learning that way –

We would instead learn by MEMORY !

I would bet that now there are a LOT of ADULTS in my age group –

Who have a big problem when it comes to spelling !

HELLO OUT THERE

Anyone out there who experiences this problem ?

Then – at a later date – years later –

they decided not such a great idea –

and went back to what for years and years worked !

At least that is how I remember it !

Now – when spelling – my first thought is in my mind –

what the word looks like – not using the tools on spelling –

BUT MEMORY !

I seem to run into people all the time who have this problem –

and we all are in a age group within a few years of each other !

LOOKING UP THE WORD

And – my wife will ask me all the time how to spell a word –

ASK ME ?

So – I will try – but most times it is not right –

Then I GOOGLE !

My phone does have it’s uses !

IN THE AUTUMN

Now after almost a lifetime – 70 years –

I just am not going to worry about it –

After all – even the President has this same problem as I do !

I can feel for him when he does it !

RELAX WHO CARES !

So today – I know I can not spell – who cares ?

That is just me – the way I am –

RELAX – Autumn is around the corner –

I have SPELL CHECK –

I HAVE GOOGLE –

If HE ( the Pres. ) can do it –

SO CAN I !!!! LOL

SPELL WISH I COULD – BUT CAN’T – LIFE HAS IT’S FAULTS !

WE CAN’T SPELL

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Papa’s World – First visit to dorm room of grand daughter

After two and one half months – we went South 3 1/2 hours

To Lynchburg University – in Lynchburg Va.

Actually – this city has FOUR UNIVERSITY’S !

We were here to watch her play soccer and also to see the campus

and her dorm room !

Maddy to the left
number 13

She came in with 19 minutes left in the first half

( only two Freshman subbed in )

and she played the rest of the first half –

all of the second half and the overtime !

He has moved her to back row defense !

Her mother and sister also came down –

and we rented a airBNB for the night –

After the game we walked around the campus

and went to her dorm room

Maddy bring up the ball
in a playoff game
on Monday
which they won 4 to 0
This game she played
almost the whole game

The coach seems to have adjusted her from midfielder

to defender – which then has her playing 75 % of the game

as a freshman !

The end of the playoff game

We took a tour of the waterfront in the old part of town.

We stayed the night with her mother and sister there

and then they had to leave early as Ella had a travel soccer game

( they won 4 to 0 )

We went back to the air BnB to celebrate Maddy’s 19 th. birthday

With dinner and cake.

We toured this on Sunday with Maddy

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This Cemetery dates back to the late 1700’s

On the historical register

with over 20,000 graves.

We got to spend time with Maddy

And share a morning and early afternoon and lunch.

Set up her TV.
Hang some block out curtin’s
in her dorm room
Share her favorite bundt cake
Maddy Ella Debby

We got to share family time

ELLA & MADDY
look who has gotten taller !
Maddy and Ella
together once again
Papa Maddy Sherry

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A day with Maddy !

Papa’s World – “My fit bit isn’t recording my steps” !

For the last 4 or 5 years – I have heard this over and over !

Notice fit bit on wrist

Sherry tells me this all the time – my fit bit records differently than hers !

Even though we walk the same distance !

So – I swapped – I wore hers -she wore mine !

And she is right – I still recorded more steps !

Then she posted on face book asking if anyone knew WHY !!!!!

Well – you can imagine the response –

anything from she has longer legs – most likely true –

to I take more steps – untrue –

as we walked today and she was matching my stride –

and I still had plus 300 steps !

She is tall – I have her by a inch !

She has to swing her arms – I grabbed some books from the free trail library

I didn’t swing my arms carrying them – I still had more steps !

She has a much longer stride – there fore I take more steps !

PLEASE !!!!

So – how do you explain it ?

Some say calibrate the fit bit – she did –

still the same !

Now – like me –

when I walk by her computer –

( she tells me to stay away from it )

Something will happen –

It is just the way of my life !

So my theory –

IT SOMEHOW IS HER !!!!!

X FILES !!!

What I say

So – I tell her –

it is not how you got to the THREE PLUS MILES –

But the fact in the end –

it still is THREE PLUS MILES !!!!!

Now that goes over like a lead balloon –

But in the end – we both did the same distance –

And to be truthful

It just does not mean as much to me as it does to her –

sort of like my PHONE –

I only use it to talk to her or take pictures ! LOL

( by the way – it does the same things as my computer – it isn’t me )

So – today – she still thinks that I am not doing all those steps !

Of course – I just think –

” It isn’t me to question why – but for me to do or die “

So – I ask her first and adjust my steps according to what she says ! LOL

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Papa’s World – what happened 50 years ago- well if we can remember – we talk about it !

Childhood friends – grade school – sleep overs –

getting to know their parents – the trouble we did not get into

the trouble we did get into –

When friends stop by –

You try to remember all the above –

and then – you get tired and say goodnight –

Those fifty some years went by way too fast !

Pam Bob Sherry

We grew up together in a small town in NWPA –

Six miles from the NYS border –

Where the drinking age was 18

where we lived it was 21 !

But that was later –

first we had to ride our bikes –

go to the park – hang out –

We had to be kids !

Bob Tom

Today – like two old men – we hang out on the corner and talk.

My -how those years have changed us !

But some things never change – friendship – trust

and old stories refreshed –

four friends from the past

riding through a path with pine trees

in a odd car called the NSU PRINCE !

You would of had to be there –

It was a funny moment for us.

The RV and car
Bob waving

Today they are retired just as we are

starting out on a six month journey

first South to Gulf Shores

and then West to Arizona

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BOB and Pam

Thanks buddy for stopping

50 plus years is a long time

now I have one more memory to cherish

Oh – by the way – we did use that 18 years old drinking age for NYS !

But those are stories and memories best kept to ourselves !

Tom Bobby Sherry Pam

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Papa’s World – Just another day in my life.

COMING TO A END

Here it is almost 1/3 the way through November

The leaves are coming down –

it is chilly at night

and once again it is time to pull the flowers for storage.

I remember my youth –

Fall was hunting season –

I only ever shot one thing in my entire life.

A Rabbit – and it did not die right away –

instead dragged itself along the ground –

I stepped on its hind legs

and it screamed !

That was it for me –

no more hunting –

Sometimes you just
find a corner
and observe
what is happening
around you !

Fall also is the time you get ready to rake and rake

Bags of leaves to be picked up on Tuesday trash days.

That is the day they pick up yard waste.

I usually end up with at least twenty bags of leaves !

Fall’s in my youth –

riding my bike until early dark

sometimes neighbor hood KICK THE CAN !

The neighbor hood on North Main Street

was full of kids.

Games were every day or just hanging out.

The saw mill up the street with a huge pile of saw dust.

The apple trees and chucking apples at the train as it passed.

Sleeping out on the porch – going inside when it became too cold.

Walking down town to the Texaco to see who was hanging out !

Memories of the mind –

Sometimes you wonder

WHEN WILL I FORGET ?

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Papa’s World – if you could do one thing – what would Cher do ?

GOOD MORNING

Most of you know or heard the song –

” IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME ” CHER

Well – the other day – as I was searching my phone –

I came across some pictures –

and as the saying goes –

A picture is worth a thousand words !

Cassidy and Taylor
our twin grand daughters

When their parents sold their house – and they were in between housing

They came to stay with us –

This is what they were like – five and one half years ago !

Oh – if only I could – I would return to those days !

THIS IS ME

I remember oh so well –

The downstairs bathroom door was shut –

I could hear them –

giggling –

I opened the door –

and there they were –

They had their dolls and doll clothes and were playing house.

They looked up at me and did exactyly what they are doing in this picture

” IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME ” CHER

Taylor – Sarah – Cassidy
Note the shoes on Cassidy

And then whenever the others visited –

It was always these three –

Sarah is the older cousin –

and to this day they still have this bond.

Taylor – Sarah – Cassidy

Taylor has always been the bigger of the two –

“I AM SMALLER – BUT ONE DAY I WILL GROW UP “

says Cassidy –

CASSIDY DOES

Today – Taylor rides horses – Cassidy does Gymnastics

Sarah does classical dance –

A few years ago –

All three were MERMAIDS !

“IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME ” CHER.

Today – they live only a mile away –

Such a short distance –

But time is passing –

Such a fast pace –

Taylor – she just has that all knowing look

Taylor is growing up so fast –

soon to be nine years old

who writes about horses and how to care for them

who – can saddle a horse –

clean the hoof

And ride with no hands

Cassidy – the sweet smile

Cassidy – always practicing her cartwheels –

her round offs and back stand overs

The one who can make anything

as she watches the instructions from you tube

Who always pushes –

everything to the edge.

And now there is Bode

And now in that span – there is Bode –

who looks and acts exactly like Cassidy .

He soon will be five

Trucks – bikes – lego’s

All boy

Bode – Cassidy – Taylor
Taylor – MorMor – Cassidy
Sherry is MorMor to all three

” IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME ” CHER .

Time is going on – memories are the past –

But these pictures are my gateway backwards

Bode- Cassidy – Taylor – Sarah – Ella – Maddy
Grandchildren

” IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME ” CHER.

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