Derek Coward on August 23rd, 2009

Yesterday Stephen had a shared birthday party with his cousin Mya, who is a year older. It was at Chuck E Cheese’s and it was a pretty good time. I was tired so I found one spot and stayed there until I was told we had to move out of the party area and head […]

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Derek Coward on July 25th, 2009

July 25, 2009. We had a family reunion at David Shepherd Park in Oak Park, MI. We only got rained on once and everybody seemed to have a good time. I hope to get more pictures sent to me from others who were there, but in the meantime, here are a few that I took: […]

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Derek Coward on July 25th, 2009

Keeping with the tradition of me posting birthday wishes late, my oldest child Jaymie turned 27 this week. That makes me feel older than all the aches, pains and gray hairs combined. But that’s a good “old” feeling. She has always had the uncanny ability to make me feel old for no reason. Once I […]

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Derek Coward on July 25th, 2009

July 19 is the birthday of my Aunt Cheryl. She wasn’t at home when I called her, but luckily we live in the Future Age of Technological Wonders and I was able to reach her on her cell phone. Our conversation was very quick, less than a minute quick, but the high points were “Happy […]

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Derek Coward on November 29th, 2008

This is a picture of my grandmother, my granddaughter Gabryale, my daughter Jaymie, my mother and me.  It was taken by my other daughter Jazmyn on Thanksgiving 2008.  I have no idea why it was datestamped 6/16/2007. This was the first time that Gabryale had met my mother and grandmother. At first she didn’t want […]

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