This week marks ten years since I began blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013. Never in my wildest dreams did I envision I would … Continue Reading Ten Years!
I just love David McCullough’s writing and I have read almost every one of his books. For Truman, he won the Pulitzer Prize so I knew it too would be … Continue Reading Best Books of 2022 – Chapter 5
If you read my favorite food blog from several years ago, you know that my all-time favorite food is the hamburger. So, when I came across this daily special on … Continue Reading Best Books of 2022 – Chapter 4
This book, The Widower’s Wife by Cate Holahan, was for me a most unexpected great read. It popped up on my BookBub list one day and two things caught my … Continue Reading Best Books of 2022 – Chapter 3
I would imagine that most everyone is familiar with the tragic story of Anne Frank and her famous diary written during WWII while in hiding with her family in Amsterdam … Continue Reading Best Books of 2022 – Chapter 2
Happy New Year! Now celebrating its 10th annual edition, I thought I would begin the New Year by posting around New Year’s Day my favorite books that I read from … Continue Reading Best Books of 2022 – Chapter 1
Merry Christmas! It is not often that Christmas falls on a Sunday, the day I normally publish my weekly posts, so I wanted to take advantage of it this year … Continue Reading A 130-Year-Old Christmas Tradition
Continued from: Sopwith Camel – Building the Frames I recalled from my model airplane building years ago that covering the frames with silkspan (essentially tissue paper) was another fun step. … Continue Reading Sopwith Camel – Spanning the Frames
The week before Thanksgiving, my wife and I flew out to Seattle to visit our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons. Due to other obligations on my part, we ended up … Continue Reading A Small Glimpse of Seattle
It has been over a year since I last wrote about my dad’s sermons. In case you have not read my previous posts, it was in the fall of 2016 … Continue Reading Dad’s Sermons Update
From the 1900s, do you remember seeing these large suitcases covered with stickers from all the different countries and cities that people carried abroad on their travels? I found this … Continue Reading My Passport to?
My wife and I have six grandchildren with our oldest having been born in 2014 and our youngest having been born in 2020, right in the middle of the pandemic. … Continue Reading Growing Up at CMOM
It seems thinking back over the summer months, that I spent a lot less time cooking than I have in previous years. After my wife prepared our evening meals for … Continue Reading Cooking Less?
If you read my SibSab (Sibling Sabbatical) post from earlier this past summer, you may recall that at the close of that post, I mentioned that my siblings and I … Continue Reading SibSab 2022
October 31, 2022 marks the fifth anniversary of my “retirement.” I put that in quotation marks because while it is the fifth anniversary since I retired from full-time work, I … Continue Reading Retirement – 5th Anniversary
I started working in the pharmaceutical industry in 1982 and throughout my career, held a number of analytical positions, initially hands-on working in the laboratory and then later managing multiple … Continue Reading End of the Line