So how’s retirement? This is a question I get asked whenever I encounter someone I have not seen or talked to in a while. I always have to pause and … Continue Reading “So How’s Retirement?” You Ask
I got the idea for this post from reading 50 Great American Places: Essential Historic Sites Across the U.S by Brent D. Glass. I heard about this book in a … Continue Reading What are Your 50 Greatest American Places?
In January, I got the wonderful opportunity to travel to Seattle to meet my newest grandson, our fourth grandchild. Here I am holding him for the very first time when … Continue Reading Granddaddy Times Four
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know each year I chronicle all the trips I took in the prior calendar year. Usually this is one of … Continue Reading Travel 2017
This week marks five years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th 2013! It is hard for me to believe that I have … Continue Reading Five Years!
Another great $1.99 BookBub find was Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm by Alvin Moscow. What sold me on this book … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 5
And explore I did! No sooner had I read my first in the series of Agent Pendergast books that I bought another book. The first book, Relic, by Douglas Preston … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 4
Following immediately on the footsteps of my previous BookBub bargain, I chanced upon another one. I was only vaguely familiar with the story of the building of the aqueduct to … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 3
I’ve always been interested in reading books about our US space program and to date I think I have read almost every book written by an astronaut or about the … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! I thought I would begin the New Year with a tradition I started last year by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books from the prior … Continue Reading Best Books of 2017 – Chapter 1
I reached another significant milestone this year. No not a 20th wedding or work anniversary; I actually achieved both of those many years ago. No this year, 2017, marked the … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary
To say that I have had a “love-hate” relationship with our pool over the 17 years we have had it is probably an understatement. While I love to see family … Continue Reading Christmas Pool Liner?
This was one of the really good books I read in 2016. As I mentioned in my best of 2016 books blog post, what got me to read this book … Continue Reading Mary Tyler Moore Show
Continued from Car Books – Third Gear After reading what a scandal Volkswagen perpetrated on the unsuspecting public throughout the world, I was ready for a more upbeat car book … Continue Reading Car Books – Fourth Gear
Continued from Car Books – Second Gear This is a car book I wanted to read even before I knew it was a car book. Ever since the story began … Continue Reading Car Books – Third Gear
Continued from Car Books – First Gear But it is this most recent book that I read by David Halberstam that has given me the most comprehensive look into the … Continue Reading Car Books – Second Gear