Papa’s World – Through the eyes of children – INNOCENCE!

And also our children!

They show no prodigious – they share – they love and they sometimes cry but hug afterward.

They are children and we as adults are responsible for their eys in the future!

It is this that makes their world a wonder.

Our time here on earth is short – but our influence goes generation to generation –

Our historical presence is passed forward

If only we could overcome those thoughts and ideas and actions.

Sad but so true.

Look for the goodness of people – share love and gratitude – have compassion.

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Papa’s World – And now there is Marley!

Marcus and Tammy – 2005

Our daughter married Marcus in 2005 – and since then – a set of twins – Cassidy and Taylor –

Both are about to turn 12 years old.

Taylor on the left and Cassidy on the right – and just between them further back is Bode!

Bode is now seven years old – all boy and things boys do.

Taylor is riding horses and Cassidy is playing soccer.

Bode with his daddy at a Caps game!

About a year ago – along came Marley – the Goldendoodle!

Marcus and Marley – she has become the love of all of them.
Marcus – Taylor – Bode – Tammy and Cassidy – and of course MARLEY!

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First, there was Tammy and Marcus – then Taylor and Cassidy and Bode –

AND ALONG CAME MARLEY – The Krohn’s!

AND THEN ALONG CAME MARLEY!

THE FROG , THE PRINCESS AND THE BIG COUSIN – DRESS UP TIME AT MORMOR’S – with “MAXPANDA”

2013-06-21 18.22.14            Taylor ,  Cassidy  &  big cousin  Sarah !

Every once in a while – the three of them get together and then the magic happens.  They seem to find everything and anything to dress up.

Be it as it may – I never cease to be amazed how well they get along. Hours and hours they will play.  Never a argument – always laughing and they adore Sarah!

I wonder how it will be in a couple weeks when the new brother for the twins comes along. “MAXPANDA” they call him already.  Already they walk around with little baby dolls , dressing “HIM” up , and when they come to “MORMOR’S” house, out comes all the old dolls of Debby & Tammy’s , along with all the outfits she made for them.

I can see it in the future – Taylor , Cassidy & Sarah all standing by the little brother known as “MAXPANDA” , looking down before they are off to DRESS UP once again.

A few years from now , it will be the three and BIG COUSIN Sarah – playing at PAPA & MORMOR’S – another adventure

in our lives to soon begin.

Can’t wait to see the outfits then – and my memory of them now will last for as long as I live. THE FROG , THE PRINCES AND THE BIG COUSIN – WAITING FOR “MAXPANDA” !!!!!!!!!

Papa’s World – From us to you – wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Papa and Sherry wish you a Merry Christmas

Our very first Christmas in our new home! Sharing some pictures! Keeping some memories.

Our front entrance with wreathes both front and back – candles in the front windows.

A child was born – swaddled in clothes – the baby who changed the world – bringing joy to each and every one. Bringing light into a dark world. As Christians – we believe.

Our wall is dedicated to our Dream – beach living!

In the joy of this season – the first for us here – we had a dream – a dream to live near a beach – we have two – Ocean Isle Beach and Sunset Beach – keep positive thoughts – rejoice in your dreams!

Our Charlie Brown Tree.

In this season of joy to us and the world – giving is more important for us. We found a family of five.

Two little girls and one little boy and parents.

On Facebook – the mother asked if anyone had decorations they did not want – for they had none.

We had so many in storage – and had gone away from the green trees of lights and bulbs.

So – Sherry contacted her and we made arrangements to drop them off some 17 miles away.

When the mother thanked us through PM later – she said now they could decorate for the kids.

Asking is hard to do – giving is easy – tis the holiday season – tis the joy of giving.

Our first lighted front of the house.

We decorated early this year – to be able to enjoy it being our first time here.

In this first holiday year – Christmas caroling by Sherry and neighbors.

A golf cart ride around the neighborhood to see the houses all lighted up!

A neighborhood cocktail party and two we missed for other commitments.

Our first holidays here and already the joys of friends we have made and friends we have still to make.

Today as you read this – our thoughts are with you.

All those years ago – a babe was born – we celebrate that birth in a Christian way.

We celebrate family – friends and those in need.

We celebrate a way for peace in the world and at home.

Thanks for reading – thanks for following – thanks for being a part of my life and this blog.

PAPA and SHERRY – wishing you love – happiness – joy and a MERRY CHRISTMAS on this day!
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Papa’s World – The twins – when they were little!

Little Cassidy

They came to us early – premature –

Four weeks short of full-term – so small.

They both weighed in at 3 lbs and some oz.

The doctor said it was time – Taylor – was taking all the substance in the womb.

Taylor bear , as her mother calls her.

Today – they have maintained that difference – Taylor is going to be very tall – Cassidy is normal for her age. Bode – the younger brother – acts like Cassidy but is going to be tall like Taylor.

All three are blond and blue-eyed.

I miss these times – our little ones I called them.
The face of innocence – Cassidy.
If I could turn back time!

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THE TWINS – WHEN THEY WERE LITTLE

Papa’s World – My wife and soulmate – HAPPY BIRTHDAY

The coincidence of birthdays –

HERS – 7 – 5 – 49

MINE – 5 – 7 – 49

MEANT TO BE – WIFE & SOULMATE

Tom & Sherry

She is a 4 th. of July baby – we always celebrate with family –

As the Holiday – it seems we all can get together.

This is who she is

They all respect her – they all love her – honesty is her essential being

Daughters and Mother

Ask either one who they admire – ask either one who they emulate

Ask either one WHY they followed her South –

Showing the little one how to play

They call her MOR MOR – Swede for Mother’s Mother –

Tammy – Sherry and the only boy – Bode

There never is a time when you do not hear “MOR – MOR”

with the little ones

Debby and Sherry

They follow her lead out of love and respect –

inspired by her –

Her compassion – her knowledge –

and leadership – passed down

Sherry – Ella – Maddy & Sarah

” GRANDMA” !!!

Then the laughter and giggles –

always from the three oldest .

She is a true leader to many –

she is a inspiration to all –

She is a builder of dreams –

she is a builder of teams

She is known by all as ” MAMA BIRD ”

gathering her chicks under her wings.

Some of her TEAM & THEIR DREAMS
MAMA BIRD

Beautiful inside and outside – she leads –

Her MOTTO to family – friends – and team.

BECAUSE OF HER – THEY ARE

Leader she is – mother she is – soulmate –

all to me.

Sherry – sisters Debbie and Bonnie

She is the oldest –

so much like her father –

Her laugh – her smile – her insight – her knowledge

Now the Patriarch of the family –

respected by all.

Always a sense of humor

She brings forth a sense of humor –

A compassion for all

never a bad thought.

Always caring for others

That is her

That is my reason WHY !

FRIENDS

For 32 plus years – friends –

get together’s – fun – laughter – singing

A celebration of life

For as long as we live

We live to celebrate life.

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For years it has been getting together –

sharing memories –

Friend – that is who we are

Tom – Elaine – Steve – Sherry

Friendship – love – laughs – good times – through the years.

THOSE SPECIAL TIMES TO LAUGH TOGETHER
FRIENDS
FAMILY
GRAND CHILDREN

WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY

SHERRY LYNN OVERBECK FITZSIMMONS

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMEN I KNOW BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE

7 – 5 – 19 Not another fourth of July birthday – but her special day.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY LOVE

SHERRY AND TOM

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Papa” World – looking back in time – THE TWINS – Taylor and Cassidy – such sweetness!

A little over 10 years ago – they came along – so tiny – early – because they determined one was taking all the nutrition.

And – the day they decided this – just happened to be their mother’s birthday!

That is right – mother and daughters now celebrate the same day birthdays!

IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME!

Cassidy and Taylor – they were so small with Taylor weighing some 13 oz. more!

Does not sound like much – but they both weighed some 3 lbs. plus oz. !

Through out life for them – Taylor has always been the bigger of the two.

They were so darn cute – playing hide and seek!

Cassidy is a little spit fire – Taylor more laid back!

They continue to grow this way – my thought is – Cassidy will end up taller than her mother who is
5′ 6″ tall – and Taylor is taking after her MorMor ( Sherry 5’9″) and will be close to 6’0 when all is said and done! She already is over 5′ at ten years old! Look at Cassidy’s socks!
Taylor and Bode with MorMor( Sherry) Bode is going to be tall also as he is only six years old!

Sweetness – Taylor rides horses – Cassidy is the more serious type – she teaches the other two crafts.

Taylor is always ready to help her in schoolwork –

Cassidy the more daring one – you can just tell that by the picture!

Both love their MorMor and both will call her!

The little SPIT FIRE! Cassidy – ” Someday I am going to be big” she says!

She has the biggest heart – always watching over the other two – her and Bode are two peas in a pod!

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WHERE FRIENDS MEET THE FAMILY

FAMILY MEETS FRIENDS!

CASSIDY and TAYLOR IF I COULD TURN TIME!
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Papa’s World – setting up the in home class home – VIRTUAL!

This World now has become the ABNORMAL

is now NORMAL!

By the time you have read this – we have already left –

and are in our rented Condo in North Myrtle Beach.

Yesterday we decided to set up the classroom

Where we have been staying at Tammy and Marcus house.

Sherry at the table – our new office desk

We are staying in the basement which is all finished off.

We have our own bedroom and bathroom.

And this room Sherry is in – is a second living room on that floor

which is where the kids have all their toys and a sectional couch.

Now – we have moved our home office into there.

We kept this breakfast table from our home

This is the first living room in the basement –

we saved our breakfast table and brought it here.

You can see the rest of the room in the mirrors.

This is where for the past two months

we have made our home office-

plus spending time with Debby and Mike at Lake Holiday.

We converted it into desks for the twins.

This now will be starting next week their classroom.

Bode – his desk

We also moved this desk out of the playroom and set up for Bode.

I feel bad for him – this being his first year out of pre-school.

I think he needs that in person touch of his first year.

But – time will tell.

He has everything he needs at this desk.

This is our first attempt

I am sure it will change.

But for now – all three are excited.

All three have computer skills – much more than I.

The school starts sometime next week.

We will be here for that and the following couple weeks.

But then we move out and go South.

This is but one page of this chapter in our life being a vagabond.

We will meet new people – make new friends –

and see old friends.

Leaving behind – our hearts remain

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Setting up in home class room – virtual

WHERE FRIENDS MEET THE FAMILY!

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Papa’s World – Laughter – living – health – evolving

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My thought in life – think young – smile – be involved with your grand kids – and look for the positives and let the negatives roll off your back !

Every day in my life – I look for what is funny and positive – keeping a open mind – I avoid News Channels – seeking information on my own.

I have come to maintain my healthy living style with my wife – Sherry – who is a certified Health Coach – thank goodness for that.

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This June will be our 37 th. anniversary – seems like only yesterday – and next week I turn 70 and in two months she also turns 70.

In marriage as in life – compromise is a must – as is laughter – and in our case travel and family – most important to us is family. We have a close group of a few friends – trying to get together every four or five months.Since we are scattered about over a 400 mile range – sometimes that can be a little daunting.

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Our family where we live consists of Five grand daughters and the newest – and only Boy ! As you can guess – he has all our hearts. Both mother’s and their mother – whom is called MORMOR ( Swede for Mother’s Mother) promote healthy living and eating. ALL are on the product called Juice Plus – as well as the Omega’s – from Algae – not fish oil – and try to be gluten free.

The oldest does not eat meat – and has signed a letter of intent to play soccer at the University of Lynchburg in Va. We have two more soccer players – a gymnastic – who all the time is doing gymnastic moves – a Equestrian – and a Ballet and Modern dancer.

They are very important to us and I can honestly say – their youth keeps us young in body and mind.

June 25 th. 1982

The years have flown by – we are now watching our grand children going off to college. But – the legacy that we brought forth almost 13 years ago – has been instilled in each and every one of them as well as their parents.

Today – we are living life to the plus one day at a time – walking 3 plus miles a day – doing shreds ( getting rid of toxins ) going dairy free and gluten as much as we can.

And – for me – sharing good thoughts – smiles and interesting family – friends and my life blogs.

My motto through life :

” Do all the small things well and they in turn will take care of the larger things ” ! Hope you enjoyed the read – HGD !!!!

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Papa’s World – growing – growing – growing – veggies!

For the past seven or eight years –

has it been that long ?

We have been tending our gardens –

for twelve months a year –

inside and outside !

We grow what we eat

Welcome to Papa’s World –

today –

what we grow

what we harvest

what we eat !

Our TOWER GARDENS

Somewhere in this jungle are TWO TOWER GARDENS !

And this is after Sherry pruned a lot off !

We are ankle deep in squash –

and tons of tomato’s –

We have eaten all our lettuce – since May 1st.

And we are replanting them – eight pods !

Celery

Yes – we even grow Celery and Beets !

Our growing season is a full twelve months –

because at the end of November –

We take these down – clean up –

soak them for two days in vinegar and water

And plant in our inside Tower Garden we have in the garage!

Thus – we eat twelve months of the year fresh –

no pesticide Produce !

Open pods for more lettuce

The main chore you have to do – is make sure water is in the base !

In the heat wave of Summer – I add water each day –

and only rarely do I add the Nutrients !

I have a RV filter on my water hose –

And now I do not even test the PH !

We have installed as a company – THOUSANDS of Tower Gardens –

across the United States –

In the schools –

With a developed curriculum –

( most schools have money for such projects )

In schools to teach children in a hands on gardening

to grow their own food !

My wife’s ( Sherry ) team –

called TEAM GENERATIONS

has been responsible

for the installation of over 100 Tower Gardens in our NVA area !

Early morning light

Our success in growing has been where we grow them –

catching the first morning rays of the Sun –

and there after another 4 to 6 hours.

Half way through May

As the Tower Gardens looked three weeks after planting –

As they look today – 7-22-19

Eating healthy – knowing what you eat – no pesticides –

growing with no weeds –

no dirt –

just water –

air and nutrients –

Teaching in the classroom with hands on growing food –

THE TOWER GARDEN – part of the JUICE PLUS FAMILY !

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Papa’s World – 1982 – 2019 Couldn’t do it with out you!

That day 37 years ago – I believe was a Friday –

A little white church in a little town in SWNY state.

Sherry & Tom 1982

That is the day we were married .

Good morning

This was the second marriage for both of us –

I had two sons and she had two daughters –

And in those 37 years –

they have become almost mine.

How I feel

Our life together has many twists and turns –

Moving on

and beginning a new life in another state.

The girls followed us twenty years ago –

and here we remain today.

Tom & Sherry

Today we celebrate that love –

as best friends.

As mates for life –

Now – as we reach those years of Autumn –

We are comforted by being one –

Sherry & Tom

Happy Anniversary to the one I love –

That little white church all those years ago –

Our vows were based on the rock foundation of the church –

And it remains that way today.

Tom and Sherry

1982 to 2019 Couldn’t do it without you – we found each other.

A TRIBUTE TO MY WIFE AND BEST FRIEND

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