Category Archives: The Taylor Chronicles

One Year

Today marks one year since I’ve seen my father alive.  It was at our annual family Thanksgiving celebration, which I’ve been told by my uncle has been happening continuously since the 1950’s. Here’s the last photo I took of my … Continue reading

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Starting Over

As of this moment, I’m basically starting over in life.  Not a move I wanted to make, but I digress. I’m starting with my girls.  My first mission is to revamp what is now their space.  I just purchased a … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Cities

We had planned a getaway for Memorial day that was a little quirky and not like us.  Little did we know that a tornado would get in the way.  Due to said tornado, I had closed myself emotionally.  While you … Continue reading

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The Little Girl Isn’t Dead

This is a continuation of my last post, The Little Girl is Dead. While on our short vacation, my mind refused me the opportunity to forget about what was going on at home.  Instead it kept thinking about that phrase … Continue reading

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Pure Cuteness

Aren’t they just adorable?

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Fit For a Princess, Almost

Over the weekend Rachel and I painted Taylor’s room “Pink Gingham.”  We also installed a new 6 panel door to her room.  Her door was the only one in the house that would not latch. I wanted to do some other … Continue reading

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Almost a Decade

Almost a decade ago, I became a father, a father to a beautiful baby girl.  How can I raise a child when I’m just a kid myself? Many things change in almost a decade.  Your mother and I have since went … Continue reading

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The Bedroom of Her Dreams

The next project Rachel and I have is to actually finish a room in the house.  That room being my daughter Taylors’ room. We are installing new baseboard trim, a new entry door and a new closet door.  Her room … Continue reading

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Not “Only” Anymore

On Monday, my daughter became a big sister! Her mother gave birth to a baby boy, who’s name is Zayden Carmer. While I haven’t been able to speak to Taylor much, she is very excited about her baby brother and … Continue reading

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A Much Needed Break, I Think

Wednesday, all of us (Me, Rachel, Taylor and Dad) are embarking on a journey I have made many times in my life.  We are going to a little bump in the road where my 3 aunts and 2 cousins live in … Continue reading

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Easter with My Little Halfshell

Taylor has spring break this week.  She stayed last weekend with us, and is staying the evenings with us thru tonight. Over the weekend we celebrated Easter with my wifes’ family bright and early on Saturday, and on Sunday with … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind My Family Name

I received an interesting e-mail on Wednesday.  The e-mail, from a family researcher, has been doing a lot of reading on this and my wifes’ blogs.  The subject line read this:  Lawmaster Family History — The SECOND Strangest email You’ve … Continue reading

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Buzy

I haven’t posted much lately due to many reasons, in particular I haven’t had much time.  We had Taylor for a week, much needed bonding time with my daughter. In that week, we went here, there and everywhere in between … Continue reading

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The Five Day Holiday

Rachel and I had 5 days off for Thanksgiving this year.  Eigenmann Hall, where we work, was essentially shut down.  We visited with many people and did many things with our time. Wednesday:  Taylor came up to spend her time … Continue reading

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I Thought It Was Over

Last night I received a call from my daughters mother.  Taylor had a seizure! I was almost certain this was over, when she was around 1 she had a few seizures. This brought me into an immediate depression with thoughts … Continue reading

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Halloweens of Past and Present

UPDATE:  I uploaded the Vamipress picture to the Herald-Times website and it’s on there!  Since my child is a girl, she has mainly wanted to be “cute” things.  This year was a departure on that theme.  She recently dyed her … Continue reading

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Brain Drain

Over the past year, I’ve forgotten how much mental energy an office job takes.  My stamina has long gone away.  Most of this week, I have been exhausted by this new job.  I’m not complaining, just explaining. We have been … Continue reading

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‘Oh How My Heart Breaks

I miss my little girl every day she’s not here with me. Daddy misses you Taylor!

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Disconnected

It’s been a long time since I last posted.  Part of me feels bad for leaving it abandoned for so long, I wouldn’t even have this if it weren’t for the kindness of Editor B. Since starting my new job, … Continue reading

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So Many Mickeys, So Little Time

While at Disney, we got to meet Mickey in all of his different attires. Our first day, at Animal Kingdom, we met Safari Mickey.  He’s my favorite. Our second day, at MGM Studios, we met Sorcerer Mickey. Our third day, … Continue reading

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