The last week of June was a grand time for my wife and me—a grandchildren time that is! Our daughter, son-in-law and their two boys came to town which meant … Continue Reading A Grand Time!
Last year, I wrote a couple of posts about how, having retired the year before, I had turned my annual spring weeding chore into a landscaping project transforming this part … Continue Reading Delayed Spring Weeding/Mulching
This week marks 20 years since we moved into our current house. It was in the spring of 1999 that we were looking to gain more room and give everyone … Continue Reading Home for 20 Years!
Motivated by my second-place finish in my last race, the Wolf River Epping Way 5K, I once again ran in a local race to benefit the Wolf River Conservancy (WRC), … Continue Reading A Finisher Again?
I have previously written a couple of times about these 28 car models that graced the book cases in my work office for many, many years. First, I wrote about … Continue Reading Finally, A Home for My Models!
I have often written about my joy of driving the Blue Ridge Parkway (BRP), but only a few times have I mentioned another one of my road trip goals to … Continue Reading Route 66 Dreaming
I suspect that most harried travelers would love to arrive at their designated airline gate to see this posted as the destination for their trip. I have written numerous times … Continue Reading Biking Amsterdam
If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know that I am a lifelong car lover. In the past, I have written about all the Cars that I have … Continue Reading My Last Sports Car?
I have written a number of times before about the trips I take with all three of my siblings that we refer to as SibSab (Sibling Sabbatical), as well as … Continue Reading SisGo 2019!
Last year, several of the items on my short term post-retirement “To Do” list involved cleaning out closets. After I retired in the fall of 2017, I made several lists … Continue Reading Overdue Closet Clean-Out
This past weekend, I participated in a 5K run. This was the first race that I have participated in in almost three years and only the third race in over … Continue Reading A 5K Finisher!
While I was on my car book binge in 2017, there were a couple of books that I read that provided an interesting dichotomy—“A Tale of Two Cities” so to … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Car Books
It took me exactly a year from the time that I retired until I finally got to the task on my long term to do list of “Clean out garage.” … Continue Reading Garage Makeover
Recently, my siblings and I got together for our annual Sibling Sabbatical—aka SibSab—a time when just the four of us get together to enjoy each other’s company and to catch … Continue Reading SibSab 2019 – Disney!
I don’t typically mark the anniversary of the death of one of my loved ones but rather remember them on their birthdays, which I have done several times in the … Continue Reading 20th Anniversary of Mom’s Death
Enough time has gone by now that I can actually talk about this event without resurrecting old nightmares. Last August after flying back from Seattle to visit our daughter and … Continue Reading Water, Water Everywhere and…