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About gwnorth45

Ordinary dad who loves his kids and wife, with lots of life experience with both. Part scientist, part engineer, part creative and gourmet chef (of own kitchen), part outdoors-man, all husband, all dad. Oh, and love to write novels, cookbooks, etc. Enjoy the blog. I know I'll love writing it for you. And every now and again, I'll throw in an especially good recipe, or cooking technique.

How Did I Get here! Page 15


I’ve been gone for two weeks visiting Munchkin 2, his wonderful wife, and my 2 grand-munchkins. Grand munchkins are every bit as great, and bring as much adventure to life as do your own munchkins. Good times! Well, I promised … Continue reading

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More Adventures With The Munchkins Let’s see. Where do we start. Well, as I said in my last entry, munchkin 3 threw everything that he could pick up. This led to some interesting experiences. When he was about three years … Continue reading

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When I last left you, I had just returned from a 6 month WestPac cruise aboard the U.S. Aircraft Carrier, KittyHawk.  The cruise had been memorable.  But I was glad it was over, and that I was reunited with my … Continue reading

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My last story told of a long walk with two little munchkins. That winter was a time of great satisfaction, in spite of the fact that I was searching for suitable employment. We lived way back in the sticks, heated … Continue reading

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Due to my other blog, G.W.’s Good Grub, I haven’t put anything new here for you.  Today, I will correct that. After my tour of duty was up as a sailor with the U.S. Navy, we moved to Spokane, Washington, … Continue reading

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Holidays and birthdays with the munchkins started with Saint Patrick’s day.  As DW is a good part Irish, St. Patrick’s day was always a big deal, with home made Kelly-Green Puff-Ball pins, a shamrock barrette for munchkin1, a shamrock pin … Continue reading

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The munchkins progressed as munchkins do,  growing out of clothing, learning how to get hold of more things that they aren’t supposed to touch, etc.  I felt it was my job to teach them how to be safe in the … Continue reading

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