Author Archives: bauernfeind

About bauernfeind

NYC Born 27 years USAF retired Major 21 years teaching/17 in a high school now retired

Father’s Day

Every time Father’s day rolls around, I never think of myself as a father but rather always think about my own dad.  He passed away almost 17 years ago but I can still hear him when I’m talking to my … Continue reading

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Mornings With Meena

Mornings with Meena My life as a dad is  completely different from my life as a grandfather – Opa – to my grandchildren. I’ve been a dad several times and similarly an Opa and even a Great-Grandfather! What an honor! … Continue reading

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Promises

I watch as we all do, the infinite amount of promises advertised on television. Medicine guaranteeing to improve your life completely. Diets that run the gamut of eating everything to almost nothing. New cooking items that will make your life … Continue reading

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Easter Family

We had a beautiful Easter Sunday.  Mass with the girls and family, great meal, kickball, and beautiful weather. We had an excellent time just taking pictures and being together, a rare time we’re all together any more.    

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Home Sweet (lookin’for a) Home

As a military family we’ve had many houses/homes over the years, and since retiring and then my second career, we owned a house we lived in for several years.  Of all the types and styles of homes we’ve lived in … Continue reading

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White Beans and Biscuits

Traveling this season reminded me of a time my parents visited me at Eglin AFB Florida.  When they arrived got out of the car, my father and mother were covered in sweat.  They had driven from Long Island to Florida in … Continue reading

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Gone With The Wind

Those of us with more than a few miles under our belts, can remember one of the first “Technicolor” big movies to hit the screen Gone With The Wind a 1936 novel by Margaret Mitchell, was set in and around … Continue reading

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