Posts tagged with ‘Family’

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A Gift for Lorraine

by Carl McColman

Okay, my friends, get your kleenex ready. This video tells the story of a 96-year-old man who wrote a song for his recently deceased wife (of over 70 years), and how a local recording studio helped to bring the song to life. Part of what’s so cool for me personally is that we share the […]

John D McColman: Obituary and Reminiscence

by Carl McColman

First, the obituary… Retired Major John D McColman, USAF, 89, passed from this life in High Shoals, Georgia, on January 15, 2013. A lifelong sportsman and devoted family man, John touched many lives through his quiet but warm personality, dry sense of humor, and compassionate character. John D McColman (his birth certificate simply reads the […]

Make-a-Wish 2003

by Carl McColman

In 2003, following a year of health challenges as Rhiannon experienced bleeding in her esophagus due to her liver disease, she qualified as a Make-a-Wish recipient. Like so many of her peers, she wished for a trip to Disney World. We made our journey to Orlando in November — seven years ago this month. I […]

My Parents, circa 1978

by Carl McColman

My brother Donald took these pictures of my Mom and Dad in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, sometime around 1978 (I was in High School at the time).

Fran and Rhiannon singing at the Friends of L’Arche Atlanta

by Carl McColman

Here are links to videos of Fran and Rhiannon singing at the Friends of L’Arche Atlanta coffeehouse on June 26, 2010 (our anniversary). I’m sorry I don’t have the videos embedded — they’re not on Youtube and I can’t figure out if there’s a way to embed them from the Photoshop website. I’ll ask the […]

Gotta love those yellow sneakers!

by Carl McColman

Here’s a picture of Rhiannon, David Crowder, Fran, and me, taken last night, just outside the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin, NC, shortly after the David Crowder Band’s concert. I’m holding a copy of Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven, But Nobody Wants to Die, the book that Crowder wrote with […]

Margery

by Carl McColman

We have a new member of the family. Her name is Margery and she is a rescue kitten. She’s only about seven weeks old, which of course is a bit young to be separated from her mom, but she is already eating solid food and using her box. She was born to a cat that […]