Gracefully Growing Old

Gracefully Growing Old -    *** indicates the more recent stories 

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A Connoisseur of Fine Wines
Ahoy! It's Captain Dave at the helm - April, Hometown Roots Magazine and the May, Cove Herald news paper. 
A New Jenneration- Bruce Jenner, then and now - contributed by an aspiring Poet
Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? part I  - Making fun at myself 
Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? Part II
Have You Lost Your Mind Yet? Part III
Hungry at Hoss' 
Mark O'Malley Has No Manners
Missing Persons Alert!
My Name is Dave and I'm a Worryholic
Saved by the Belle  ***
Shocking New Research Involving Marital Bliss
Slugs and Slowing Down
The Etch-A-Sketch
Two Old Dagga Boys
UnCanny Coincidence or the Power of Prayer
Welcome to the Rotary Club, International
Where Have All the Normal People Gone?

Guest Author - who is really me

My Heart Catheterization - A Moving Experience
Heart Catheterization # 4 

Mis-Adventures of Master Po

Christmas 2012
Christmas Lights 2017 
Destination Dulles Does it Again
Dreams, Kicks and Bruises  
Enlightenment in Missoula, MT
Faulty Hearing at Walmart
Fine Dining at Bedford Springs 
Florida Keys 
Fun in Sun With Mrs. Po
Grand Canyon of PA
Health Issues Not Go Smoothly  
Hearing Getting Worse
Just Another Day
Kayaking in Lightning Storm
Longaberger Enlightenment
Master Po Meet Mennonite Man
Master Po Wear Many Hats 
Master Po's Poison
Mike Miller - Take Heed
Myrtle Beach, 2018***
Nags Head, 2013
Nags Head to Dulles
New Discovery
New Kayak
New England Tour
Nice Weather
Panning for Gold 
Raystown River Adventure
Small Child, Small Fire
Summer Trek 2009  - This is a longer story. Only read if you have a few minutes.
Sunday Saga
The Green Frog and Swollen Mass
The Tavern in Bedford
The Magic of My Mrs. at Market
Two Flubs in One Day***
Two-year-old, Baby Ana
Tractor, Male Hormones and Mother's Day
Valentine's Meal, 2014
Very Heated Discussion  
War With Chipmunk
West Coast Mis-Adventures

My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927

My Roots - The Potchaks - circa 1927
From Left: Son, Steve - Dad, Frank - Mom, Anastasia (Makar) - Sons; John, Mike, Frank, Chuck (Author's Dad) - Twins, Pete & Mary - Daughter, Catherine. Photo taken in Wilmore, PA