Grandpa

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I’m the oldest grandchild on my mom’s side. I have older step-siblings, but I’m the oldest grand-descendent of Albert and Mary Merry. I’m also a lot like my grandfather. He was analytical, and a skeptic – even if inconsistently so. He cared about people, but sometimes was oblivious or uncaring about their feelings. He sometimes would catch himself saying something and …

Fia’s name.

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Today is Fia’s 2nd birthday. We gave her the rest of her full name today – her middle name that is. Sofia Amity Whelpley Amity means “friendship” which she embodies like crazy. We decided when she was born that we’d wait until she was 2 to give her a middle name that reflected the personality that she’s grown into. Yesterday …