I honestly don’t remember how old Peter was when Shadow, an amazing black Lab, came to our home as a puppy. She was everything a boy could imagine in a dog! Shadow and Peter spent countless hours together outside. She would never leave his side, and after the rest of the boys arrived, she was […]Read more "A Boy & his Dog"
Samuel Hans Broome arrived as planned January 10, 1996. Since his 3 brothers were C-section deliveries, and Mom’s uterine lining was quite thin at 38, the doctor who delivered his brothers bowed out of this one, so we found a veteran OB/GYN in Dr. Peters, and Samuel Hans was born without a glitch! I don’t […]Read more "Quiver complete with #4"
Erick Uriah Broome was born February 27, 1992. Older brothers, Peter and Philip, were mesmerized and captivated when he arrived…right on time, a third C-section! Erick received no small amount of time and attention from his parents AND his two brothers. The boys adored their baby brother immensely. Sometimes I wonder if Erick wasn’t slightly […]Read more "Family at Five in 1992"
June 2, 1989 goes down in infamy as the first “planned” delivery of a baby via C-section for us. Dr. Steinke suggested it; we went for it; everything worked perfect; #2 son arrived right on time, just as the doctor ordered. In my heart, as this miracle child/son was developing in utero, I sensed a […]Read more "Philip Daniel arrives as planned"
1985 marked my departure from the US Army and the 7th Infantry Division’s 128th Signal Battalion (where I was the S-1/Adjutant) in Monterey, CA. A move in 1986 to Fresno was motivated by my desire to earn a Master of Divinity so I could return to military service, this time in the US Air Force […]Read more "Active Duty ends; Family begins"
My desire to create a blog is born out of a passion for the four most incredible human beings I know…my 4 adult sons! I am in Atlanta; they are in Iowa and northern Minnesota…ugh! There’s much more to the memories and stories than distance and pain. Rather than calibrating to the grief, this blog […]Read more "Hello It’s Me"
Born at St. Agnes Hospital, 1303 E. Herndon Avenue, Fresno, California: 8/27/1987 Peter Zachary Broome 6/02/1989 Philip Daniel Broome 2/27/1992 Erick Uriah Broome 1/10/1996 Samuel Hans Broome While the quiver was effectively full in 1996, there are prior escapades worth noting. Stand by as I learn the art of blogging…but don’t hold your breath!Read more "Ballsy Beginnings"