Category Archives: Family

How did you choose your children’s names?

How did you choose your children’s names? Since naming our children was a shared event for my wife Karen and I, I will tell the story of Lance’s name and Karen will talk about Wendy. Robert Thorpe starts… Lancelot Aubrey … Continue reading

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Who are your favorite artists?

Who are your favorite artists? Butch When people think of artists they most frequently think of painters. I like painters of course, but more often I tend to think of sculptors. The kind of sculpture I like best is cubist. … Continue reading

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What were your favorite toys as a child?

What were your favorite toys as a child? Butch I have made entries for these in previous Butchie Boy blogs, but they fit this topic to a “T” and it was over 10 years ago that I posted them last, … Continue reading

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What foods do you dislike?

What foods do you dislike? Butch RANT ALERT! Since I have been asked to name the foods I dislike, it should be no wonder that these comments will take a negative tone. Onions Anyone who knows me can name my … Continue reading

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What is the best meal you’ve ever had?

What is the best meal you’ve ever had? Butch I figure at 3 meals a day, 365 days a year, and at 72 years old, I’ve had about 78,000 meals. That’s way too many to have any one of them … Continue reading

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What are your favorite TV shows?

What are your favorite TV shows? Butch Antiques Road Show One of my favorite programs is Antiques Road Show. I watch both the English one and the American one. The best thing about the British one is the depth of … Continue reading

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What are some of your special talents?

What are some of your special talents? Butch I like to think I am pretty evenly balanced between being left-brained and right-brained. One might be either predominantly left-brained or right-brained, meaning that one side of the brain is dominant. If … Continue reading

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What are some of your family traditions?

What are some of your family traditions? Butch Baptismal Gown This tradition is not one that is of my doing, but truly a tradition for the whole family. My grandmother, Grace Caroline Thorogood Bellamy had a baptismal gown that she … Continue reading

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Did you get along with your siblings when you were a kid?

Did you get along with your siblings? Butch To my way of thinking we got along just great, but I’m sure you would get different answers from my siblings. As the oldest child I was always bigger and stronger so … Continue reading

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What are your favorite books?

What are your favorite books? Butch Don’t expect anything particularly profound on this topic. I was always a slow reader. So much so that I had to take a speed reading course just to get by in school. Any time … Continue reading

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