Tag Archives: Leonard Visotski


All Mushrooms are edible. Some are only edible once. Thanks to John Allen for this wisdom *Note.  Besides Father’s Day, tomorrow is my dad’s 86th birthday. I’m in NJ for a few days and blogging will be taking a back … Continue reading

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Back-Up Plan

I saw this tip  the other day on the page of a guy whose father (Dave Brindle)  was a fellow police officer with my father (Leonard Visotski)  at the Hillside, NJ Police Dept back in the 1960’s. A few days … Continue reading

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Everyone needs recognition for his accomplishments but few people make the need known quite as clearly as the little boy who said to his father; “Let’s play darts, I’ll throw and you say “Wonderful!’” Arthur Lenechan

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Veterans Day

It is Veterans Day.    Thank You to all those that served, starting with my father.             I would also like to mention a dear friend of our family who died last week.  Robert Max … Continue reading

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Tick, Tick, Tick

“Like sands in the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.”  I remember being a young boy and being with my grandmother as she watched “her programs” and hearing that introduction.  TV was more dramatic, and better, back then. … Continue reading

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Make That Sixty-Two

Sixty one years and counting  (But that was last year) Happy Anniversary Mom & Dad   You have lived the example of  “a perfect marriage is two, imperfect people who never give up on each other.” Thanks for the ongoing … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

Last week was my 56th birthday.  Thank you to the many, many folks who expressed birthday wishes on FB, Linkedin, Twitter, Tumbler or who took the time to call or send a card. At my age, I consider myself very fortunate … Continue reading

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Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;                                             they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, … Continue reading

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Since It Is Thursday

This is the oldest photo that I have.   Dad reading to me back in 1963. Even today, he is always into at least one book. I guess that is where I picked up that habit. Remember, you will be … Continue reading

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To The Highway.

Leaving in a few hours for another 750 mile road-trip “home”. Stopping for lunch in Roanoake, VA with business buddy (hopefully) and then spending the night at “The Mount” for a mini-retreat, including dinner with two seminarian friends  at The … Continue reading

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Good Enough To Share Again

Getting a jump on tomorrow……. A good story to re-cyle:  Happy Father’s Day. In my house, with my wife and daughters…every day is father’s day…. it just is.        

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Sixty-One Years And Counting

Happy Anniversary to my parents who have managed to put up with each other for sixty-one years. (Well, it hasn’t been all that bad) Some new readers may not know the story, but can read it here: We Chose You. … Continue reading

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A Requirement

“If you have a job without aggravation, you don’t have a job”….Malcolm Forbes. My father was acquainted with Mr. Forbes for many years before he died in 1990 and I still recall him telling us stories of his visits to … Continue reading

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Advice For The Day, 1st Installment

Pretty simple fact and known to me for a long time.   Look here.   Note: That dark, angled item on the shelf is the first “nightstick” my father was issued when he became a police officer in Hillside, NJ … Continue reading

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This Still Exists?

This afternoon, I observed my father do something that I haven’t seen done in probably over ten years. So long has it been, I was awestruck when I heard the conversation. My father, looking for the telephone number of the … Continue reading

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