This past week, I would have been in Amsterdam for my annual trip to teach my professional level course there. But obviously with the pandemic still raging, this trip was … Continue Reading Amsterdam Lost
Last fall, as I was reflecting on our youngest son’s wedding, it made me pause to think back to our oldest son and daughter’s weddings over eight years prior. Both … Continue Reading Our First Child’s Wedding
On this Sunday morning, in addition to wishing my wife of 40 years a Happy Mother’s Day, I wanted to wish a particularly special Mother’s Day to all Moms. It … Continue Reading A Very Special Mother’s Day!
After my very busy travel year in 2019—a total of 22 separate trips—I was eager to once again hit the road early in 2020. But unlike the previous two years, … Continue Reading Travel Bust
For someone like me who is a lifelong professed car lover, this may seem like an odd topic to explore. But there is actually a couple of reasons for this—one … Continue Reading All the Cars I Will Never Own
Now that all three of our kids have grown up, married and bought their own homes, I am getting to do some really fun projects for them. If you follow … Continue Reading Kid’s Home Projects
Although my dad died over eighteen years ago, I feel I have been on a special journey with him over the past six weeks by reading one of his sermons … Continue Reading Mornings with Dad
Have you noticed how the price of greeting cards has ratcheted up over the last few years? I am mainly talking about birthday cards as I seem to buy quite … Continue Reading Box of Old Cards
Now that spring has—at least officially—finally arrived, I thought I would look back over our fun summer of swimming last year. With unseasonably warm weather through the end of September … Continue Reading A Fun Summer of Swimming!
My next puzzle was one that my wife gave me for Christmas. Knowing that prior to Christmas, I only had one puzzle in my puzzle war chest, I was quite … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The Last Piece
I do not know if I have inspired any of my readers with my annual puzzle posts to join me in wintertime puzzling so I thought I would give it … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The First Piece
Continued from Hawaii – Aloha! On Friday morning, we renewed our wedding vows on the beach outside our hotel, as I previously posted, before striking out on our next … Continue Reading Hawaii – Mahalo!
To celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary in December 2019, we took a trip to Hawaii, specifically to Honolulu. As we crossed the ocean having taken off from Seattle, I couldn’t … Continue Reading Hawaii – Aloha!
Continued from Travel 2019 – Another Go-Go Year! August I again had back to back trips. First up was another visit to Seattle, a 9-day trip to help my daughter … Continue Reading Travel 2019 – An Even More Go-Go Year!
I wrote last year how my first full year of retirement in 2018 was definitely a travel “go-go” year. Well turns out 2019 was an even bigger one! In fact, mid-year, … Continue Reading Travel 2019 – Another Go-Go Year!
Today marks seven years that I have been blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would … Continue Reading Seven Years!