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Lilly’s 10th Birthday

I was able after not seeing my daughter, Lilly Makar , to get her so that I could throw her a birthday party. I worked my ass off so that … Continue reading

June 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

PyroFest 2016

Pyrofest 2016 was a blast!!!!!! PyroFest is an affordable community event to promote & celebrate the international art of Pyrotechnics through innovative & unique presentations. This year, PyroFest is sure … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shrine Circus @ Console Energy Center Weekend

I took Lilly Makar, Clyde & Shelly to the shrine circus @ console energy center on the 10th. We all had a blast and I spend tons of cash on … Continue reading

April 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Christmas at dad’s house (2015)

Videos of my daughter, Lilly Makar, opening her Christmas Gifts.  We celebrated Christmas at my house on the 19th because I will not be able to see her again till … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Christmas Light up Celebration

Clinton’s Christmas Light up Celebration in Clinton, Pa Cost: $10.00 per car Open: 5p to 10p Nightly A one mile drive through light display that was well worth the cost of 10 … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

My trip to Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland

Coast 25.oo per car. Me and my daughter, Lilly,  wanted to go see Christmas lights. I google the subject and found a new one opening up in my area just … Continue reading

December 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Daughters 9th Birthday trip to Ohio

For Lilly’s 9th birthday we decided to take a trip instead of a birthday party.  We stayed at Maui Sands Resort & indoor waterpark in Ohio for the only reason as … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Johnstown Incline Trip

Address: 711 Edgehill Dr, Johnstown, PA 15905 Lilly Makar, Emma, Bonnie and Myself (Michael Granata ) started out going to a park that the name escapes me, but the park … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lilly Makar saying I love you

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March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lilly Makar Recording a Message for me (2)

This was a recording my daughter Lilly made for me on the tablet I bought her. She did this on 01 26 2014. Posted By: Michael Granata

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lilly Recording a Message for me(1)

Lilly Makar, my daughter Recording a Message for me her dad Micahel Granata.

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Don’t Let Anxiety Interrupt Your Progress

Procrastination and Panic Disorder Procrastination can be a common problem for many people with anxiety-related conditions, including panic disorder. There are numerous symptoms of panic disorder and common anxious personality … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Making cookies with my daughter. (12/22/13)

She had fun sprinkling them, they where from a bag. I can’t see messi g up by trying to do them from scratch when a bag is like 1.88 each … Continue reading

December 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

My meatless beef stroganoff, Hambuger helper stlye.

I made some really good beef stroganoff for dinner. I used Yves meatless, vegan it says on the  label,  beef crumble. What the Yves looks like in the pan. I … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

I put on a screen door lol

Not much to say but it was cheap amd easy. Costing about 35 bucks at Lowes for the door and hardware kit. I put on some blue tarp and will … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Solar and 12v Project From my (old place) (up to 7/13)

I am moving this from a page to a post.  Updated with just this text 11/30/2-13 I am trying to convert my office and CCTV to run off of 12v … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

My trip to Carnegie Museum Art and Natural History

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November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

11/22/13 (house stuff)

What is did at home I built the walls that superate the bathroom and my daughters room. I hope my idea works as well in real life as in my … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stuff I did around my trailer. 11/17/13

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November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Veggie pepperoni pizza

So I bought an toaster oven today, figured why not put my self in a bigger financial hole. Anyway so I bought this farberware toaster oven, It has nice dials, … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Things I did around my trailer September 2013

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (May 17th to MAy 25th 2013)

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (May 17th to MAy 25th 2013) My hope is that one day Lilly reads this and sees the day to day … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (April 23rd to May 17th 2013)

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (April 23rd to May 17th 2013) My hope is that one day Lilly reads this and sees the day to day … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (April 15th to April 23rd 2013)

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (April 15th to April 23rd 2013) My hope is that one day Lilly reads this and sees the day to day … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Texts between Me Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (March 9th 2013 to April 15th)

Texts between Me and Lilly Makar’s Mother Amanda Makar (March 9th 2013 to April 15th) My hope is that one day Lilly reads this and sees the day to day … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

My struggle To Be Part Of My Daughter, Lilly Makar ‘s, Life

>Last updated 3/16/2018 …. Its been 2 days since I last seen Lilly …. 1.75 hours spent with Lilly in 2018< This page was started to as a place for … Continue reading

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lilly’s Christmas 2013

January 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

new 12v led in my office (video)

So I put up some left over led lighting from my hall way project in my office to make it brighter and help my battiers out some. Here is a … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

My time at Circle C & The Mel Blount Youth Home of PA

This is a post that I am working on about my time at Circle C group homes.  I was in two house there, and messed up the opportunities that I may … Continue reading

April 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Calling Yourself Fat Increases Depression Risk

Making negative statements about your body, such as “I’m so fat,” and “I need to work out more,” may be deleterious to your body image and mental health, a new … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Service Dogs for Bipolar Disorder

By  Marcia Purse, About.com Guide Can those with psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder or depression benefit from interaction with animals? The answer is a resounding, “YES!” “There are an increasing number … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

12v off grid house lighting project

This will be update as I do room by room. First room done was the entranc way into my house with what suprised me a super bright 5m string of … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment