birthdays · David's Thoughts · Random Thoughts · thoughts · Uncategorized


Howdy – David here again! This time out I thought I’d offer up some thoughts on something that everyone can relate to – aging! I turned 54 last week, and had to get my driver’s license renewed, complete with a new picture. Given that the last picture I had taken was 14 years ago, I… Continue reading Age

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My 44th birthday was on August 22nd.  It was a great day.  I have many blessings.  I love Brighton. Brighton shoes, purses, baubles.  Especially the baubles. Stephen and Carmen have gotten me several charms the past couple of years.  My newest one is the carousel.  It spins, really. So from left to right…Peridot (August’s… Continue reading Birthdays

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Happy Birthday Mom!

My mother’s birthday is today.   June 30, 1936.   Lore Mayer David Thurman.   Mom, Mommie, Oma.   Lore sitting on her hill in Germany around 1956.  Moms passport visa picture for her trip abroad (Chicago, Illinois). Oma with her kint.  Chocolate cake being shared with Carmen and Stephen, 2002. In honor of my beautiful German Mom:… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mom!

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Stephen’s 13th Birthday

We celebrated Stephens 13th Birthday on Wednesday, December 2nd.  It was a school day, and work day, so not much celebrating. But we did have cake. chocolate cake.  And 13 candles, and maybe a wish or two. We did have a small party for him at the bowling alley with two of his friends, Nico… Continue reading Stephen’s 13th Birthday