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!
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 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?
It was January two years ago that I celebrated 15 years owning this 2002 Red Miata, affectionally named “Fireball” (short for Atomic FireBall, one of my wife’s favorite candies at … Continue Reading 100 K Miata
I don’t know if New Age music is still as popular as it once was a number of years ago, but it has certainly resurfaced in prominence in my life … Continue Reading A New Age for New Age Music?
Earlier this year, I wrote about a winter trip to Seattle to spend time with my daughter and two of my grandsons. At the end of the week while assembling an … Continue Reading My First Car Model Revisited
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!
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?
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!
I must admit that I have had what to many sports car enthusiasts would consider blasphemous thoughts—considerations of buying a car with automatic transmission. In the 40+ years that I … Continue Reading A Stick? Or Not.
I wrote earlier this fall about my 1994 Mazda Miata reaching the significant milestone of “classic” car status. But turns out, my 2002 Mazda Miata, affectionately known as the Fireball … Continue Reading A New Top!
This fall, I finally got my wife’s 2006 Vespa repaired so it could be driven again. And as I was taking her out for a test spin to make sure … Continue Reading Rejuvenated Vespa
October 31st 2018 marks the one-year anniversary of my retirement from full-time employment in the pharmaceutical industry. And I have to say I’ve been loving it! For the remainder of 2017, … Continue Reading I’m Loving It!
One of the things that I wanted to do once I retired was to get back to biking. I actually have a fairly nice bike that I got as … Continue Reading Back To Biking
Never did I imagine when I excitedly completed the purchase of this slightly used 1994 Mazda Miata in December of 1996 that I would still be driving her almost 22 … Continue Reading A Classic!