October 28, 2008

DMG's Father Would Be 92 Today

Happy Birthday to my father, Madison "Bud" Green! Born in 1916, Dad would have been 92 today, if he hadn't passed away at age 71 on November 20, 1987, when he suffered a heart attack after reeling in a catfish at a nearby lake....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:16 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

December 25, 2005

My Two Nieces Are Aunts Now!

My 12-year-old niece and goddaughter Rebecca recently asked me to post a new picture of her, so here is one I shot at Thanksgiving of Rebecca and her older sister Lacey, with their own new niece Madison, who is named after my father...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:46 AM in DMG's Family

September 18, 2005

Mom Left The Hospital On Friday!

My mother got out of the hospital Friday afternoon and is back home and on the road to recovery! Yay! The new pacemaker seems to be doing its job, as she says she is no longer getting the occasional throbbing feeling in her head...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:40 AM in DMG's Family

September 13, 2005

Mom Is Still In The Hospital

Thanks to everyone who has sent good wishes for my mother, and for all the prayers that have been said for her! Unfortunately, Mom is still in the hospital. We thought she would get out yesterday when her regular doctor came to visit her,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:19 AM in DMG's Family

September 9, 2005

Please Pray For My Mother!

My 86-year-old mother had a pacemaker installed this morning around 9 a.m. The hospital sent her home at noon. I left her in the house alone only long enough to come out to my office in the garage to check my phone messages and...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:19 PM in DMG's Family

December 25, 2004

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates this holiday! May the most that you've asked Santa for be the least that you receive!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:45 AM in DMG's Family, DMG's Friends, Holidays

Thanks For A Wonderful Birthday Week!

Thanks to everyone who helped make my birthday week so wonderful this year! I had already written about my party Tuesday at Humphrey's Backstage Lounge and my evening Thursday with Annie Lorkowski, then yesterday I talked about beginning my actual birthday with a very...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:10 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, DMG's Friends

December 24, 2004

Happy Birthday To Laura Quinn & Me!

Hey! Today is my birthday and I just started it off with a very enjoyable phone call to Laura Quinn in New Jersey, who signed our Guestbook recently with a message saying she also was born on Christmas Eve! We've been e-mailing since then,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:43 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, DMG's Friends

December 22, 2004

I Survived An Excellent Birthday Party!

Good afternoon! It's 2 p.m. and I have recovered from my excellent birthday party and I'm ready to get to work! First of all, I'm going to write about my party, since I've already received several e-mails and a couple of phone calls asking...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:04 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, DMG's Friends

December 21, 2004

Thanks In Advance If You're There Tonight!

I want to thank in advance everyone who makes it to my birthday party tonight! About 20 people have said they are going to try to make it, but I won't be surprised if not that many of you show. After four years of...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:47 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, DMG's Friends

December 18, 2004

DMG's Birthday Party Is December 21!

My birthday is Christmas Eve, and I've decided to celebrate it this year with a party on Tuesday, December 21, from 5 p.m. until about 9 or 10 p.m. at my favorite music club, Humphrey's Backstage Lounge on Shelter Island! All of our ShyCloud.com...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:12 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, DMG's Friends

December 9, 2004

Happy Birthday To My Sister Diane!

Happy Birthday to my one and only younger sister Diane! The top picture was taken at Christmas time in 1954. Diane was a year old and I turned 6 that Christmas Eve. Soon after the photo was taken, the two of us and our...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:42 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family

December 1, 2004

Happy Birthday Cousin Paula Bard!

Happy Birthday to my cousin Paula (Rummelhart) Bard, a retired English teacher in McAllen, Texas! I took this picture of Paula when I visited her way back in February of 1973, while I was on the second half of a 15-day cross-country road trip...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:53 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Family

November 4, 2004

My Aunt Mae Passed Away Yesterday

My cousin Bernie Descoteau called my mother last night to tell her that his mother had passed away yesterday in Iowa. Bernie's mom was my dad's sister, and the last one of the four siblings who had been alive. I always knew her as...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 9:05 AM in DMG's Family, In Memoriam

October 28, 2004

My Father Would Have Been 88 Today!

Happy Birthday to my father, Madison "Bud" Green! Born in 1916, Dad would have been 88 today, if he hadn't passed away at age 71 on November 20, 1987, when he suffered a heart attack after reeling in a catfish at a nearby lake....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:04 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

July 8, 2004

Happy 19th Birthday To My Niece Lacey!!!

Happy 19th Birthday to my niece Lacey Vallas! It was fun to see you at the Padres game recently, and a pleasure to meet your beau! To the left is one of Lacey's senior photos, taken before her graduation from high school in 2003....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:48 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family

June 20, 2004

Happy Father's Day To All Of Our Dads!

Happy Father's Day to Dads everywhere! My own father, Madison J. "Bud" Green, passed away at 71 on November 20, 1987, so it's been a long time since I last got to wish him a Happy Father's Day. The family photo on the left...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:00 AM in DMG's Family, DMG's Friends, Holidays

June 7, 2004

New USS Midway Museum Opens Today

Did you know San Diego will have a new tourist attraction as of today called the San Diego Aircraft Carrier Museum, and that it will be housed aboard a historic U.S. Navy carrier? The USS Midway arrived in our beautiful harbor on January 5...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 6:06 AM in DMG's Family, San Diego

May 9, 2004

Happy Mother's Day To All Of Our Moms!

Happy Mother's Day to my Mom, to my sister Diane who is the Mom of my two great nieces, to all the Moms of all of our readers, and especially to all of our dear readers who are Moms! Here's a picture of Diane,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:46 AM in DMG's Family, DMG's Friends, Holidays

April 19, 2004

Rebecca, Uncle Mark and Grandma Rummelhart

Happy 11th Birthday to my niece and goddaughter Rebecca, who lives in nearby Lakeside with her mom, dad, and older sister. In sadder family news, the memorial service for my mother's brother, J. Mark Rummelhart, who passed away on April 5, also was scheduled...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:04 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

April 6, 2004

Two Rummelharts

My Mom, Helen Lenora (Rummelhart) Green, turned 85 on Friday, April 2. Her new right knee will turn 6 months old on April 16, and passed its 5-month checkup last Wednesday. J. Mark Rummelhart, Mom's brother, passed away in his sleep shortly after midnight...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:45 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam