Author Archives: John Furlong

TGIWednesday: When is the baby due?

TGIWednesday News My mother the great Granny Ruth would always be smiling and joking and what she would refer to as “chiding” you, but not in a harsh way.  I look back on it now and it was like a conversation starter or just a way to get a rise out of you or her…

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TGIWednesday: 9 months in the making PLUS

TGIWednesday News It was the last Thursday in January and it was cold and dreary for Florida.  This moment was 9 months in the making, and I was done with being overly patient and kind lol.  He kept getting closer and closer to me and was always talking.  I would chuck small chunks of tuna…

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TGIWednesday: Divine timing

TGIWednesday News Take your sweetheart to the fair they said, it will be fun they said LOL.  I have to give my driver/girlfriend credit.  She weaved in and out of everything and everyone on our ride to the annual Florida State Fair visit.  We weren’t  partaking in deep-fried cotton candy or rides that would make…

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TGIWednesday: More love please

TGIWednesday News This week of love – – brought to you by Hallmark and Whitman’s chocolates! During another roaring Saturday night on the couch Kim, Lily and I were watching what my mother, Granny Ruth, would refer to as “those murder shows.” My cat Lily stared up at me from my lap with loving eyes…

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TGIWednesday: The parade of the unimaginable

TGIWednesday News “The Parade of the Unimaginable” is a game we all play- like worst case scenario thinking and going to that dark place instead of being confident that every little thing is gonna be alright (like the Three Little Birds song by Bob Marley).  And so it was on a Friday, of all days, that I…

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