Several months ago, the whole family went to visit my in-laws at their home in Basehor, Kansas. Basehor is a small town in Leavenworth county about 1 hour outside Kansas City. This sign is at the entrance to a local park, about a 3 minute walk from their house.
This is a picture of my Dad and myself in the late 1960s. I have to be about 2 or 3 years old. This is a picture I really enjoy. My Dad looks really cool dressed in a swinging 60s outfit.
My brother John is one of the kindest people you will ever meet. I liked this picture because it reminded me of our days at St. Josephs School in Camden, New Jersey. In this is a picture, he is in kindergarten.
Today is my mom’s birthday. I want to wish her a very happy birthday. I wish we were there to celebrate with her. Emigrating from Scotland to US as a teenager, my mom has always been an inspiration. She is full of courage and generosity. She is the perfect example of what a parent should … Read more
Happy Birthday to the #1 ranked wife in the USA.
Today is my dad’s birthday. I think about him every day. I miss him terribly. But what I miss most is that my sons never got to know the greatest man I ever knew.
Today, my son Matthew turns 11 months old. Soon he will sail past age 1. I can vividly recall every detail of his birth. The pain Heidi experienced, her emergency c-section, watching him rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, seeing his bruised body and learning he could have died. His night in the neonatal … Read more
Thanks to the generosity of Heidi’s parents, we spent a week in Winter Park, Co during September. We were in Winter Park with Heidi’s parents, most of her siblings and their families. Here is a Gerst family photo taking during a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Today is a Saturday and I spent most of the day working, even now as I write this (about 9:50 PM). My wife, Heidi, has watched the boys for most of the day, cooked dinner, given them a bath and put them to bed. All of this has allowed to toil on long delayed work … Read more