While a father’s or mother’s parenting of a child may never actually end, a major milestone is certainly achieved when said child marries. In November of this year, my wife … Continue Reading A Tale of Three Weddings
In just two weeks, my wife and I will be marking a significant milestone—our 40th wedding anniversary! Having gotten married just three days before Christmas (our parents, “how could you … Continue Reading 40th Anniversary – Preview
It was last fall when I finally gave our garage a makeover; a redo very much overdue. Once I finished, the garage looked better than when we had first moved … Continue Reading A New Opening
Last July, I pressure washed and weather sealed our walkway and driveway. I also pressure washed the wooden doormat that I made a number of years ago to give it … Continue Reading A Variation on a Theme
One of the items I included on my long-term list of things to do once I retired in 2017 was to pressure wash and seal our driveway. Now, after two … Continue Reading Long Over Due!
This past summer, I got a request from a friend to help build a gazebo on his dock. These are our good friends who own a lake house and who … Continue Reading Made in the Shade!
I am pleased to introduce my very first guest blog post on my onecreativescientist.com website. One of my sisters has dabbled with her own blog post in the past while … Continue Reading Sis Bliss Trip #1
October 31stmarks the second anniversary of my retirement from fulltime work and since that time, I have begun to ask myself this question numerous times. I have friends who have … Continue Reading How Did I Ever Have Time to Work?
I, like my daughter who possibly learned it from me, have always liked to make lists. Earlier in my marriage, I would make a list every weekend of the things … Continue Reading My Book Lists
I thought of this title thinking that the Coper Young 4-Miler in September would likely be my last competitive run for 2019. I have always been partial to evening runs … Continue Reading My Last Run?
The next morning while enjoying coffee and breakfast on the porch listening to the gurgling sound of the close-by stream, my brother suggested we climb Lookout Mountain, an activity we … Continue Reading Yes BrewGo!
If you are a regular follower of my blog posts, you know that each year I write about the trip I take with my younger brother that has affectionally become … Continue Reading BroGo or BrewGo?
Friday was a special day as it was the day we planned to go to the “airplane museum”, officially known as the Museum of Flight near the Boeing plant. On previous … Continue Reading Yes a Granddaddy Vacation!
I have written multiple times before about me excitedly taking on and performing granddaddy duty. And when the call came to travel to Seattle for more duty recently, I, as always, … Continue Reading Granddaddy Vacation?
…Continued from Doormats Revisited – First Step The next step along this DIY adventure to new doormats was to drill the three holes into each of the 36-inch boards. I … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – Last Step
This spring when I was pressure washing our back patio, I discovered that the wooden doormat outside one of our back doors, the door we don’t use that often … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – First Step