It’s August 9th today, …

a day that makes me stop and whisper "happy birthday, Dad."  My father, Jim Coleman, would've been 78 years old today, had he not died at age 66 of a massive heart attack. (the "Dad" in the 80th birthday posts is my step-dad .... he's Dad, my father is my father .... that's how I …

Photo of the Day

The family was out to dinner at Texas Roadhouse in Edwardsville, IL for Dad's 79th birthday.  My niece took one of the black cloth napkins and made my great-niece, Clara, into a desperado!  Sorry for the red-eye.