No, my love for fast cars has not prompted me to buy an airplane as this 1969 vintage advertisement would suggest; at least not a full scale one. A number of … Continue Reading An Airplane??
Continued from Virtual DIY Bathroom – Introduction When we last heard from my brother, he was wrestling with how to redo his downstairs bathroom in the middle of a global … Continue Reading Virtual DIY Bathroom – Preparation
(Cowritten with my brother) At the height of the pandemic, we all grew accustomed to just about everything being virtual. Starting first with virtual meetings, then virtual training, virtual runs, … Continue Reading Virtual DIY Bathroom – Introduction
Last weekend, 31 October 2021 marked the fourth anniversary of my “retirement.” I put that in quotes because while it is the fourth anniversary since I retired from full-time work, … Continue Reading Retirement – 4th Anniversary
I recently wrote about my trip to Northwest Arkansas to ride bikes with my brother and sister—for the first time in at least 50 years. If you read that post, … Continue Reading Bike Upgrade
I have never been much of a boat person, although I have certainly enjoyed the times, we have been out with our friends who have one at their lake house. … Continue Reading A Boat?
It has been over six years since I got this first Fitbit, a complementary exercise incentive from the last company I worked at before retiring. Since that first one, I … Continue Reading Still Fitbit-ing!
This may seem like an odd question to most people since their question in response might be: “Why does anyone need more than one car?” But for those of us … Continue Reading Do I Really Need More Than 2 Cars?
Wanting to stay in good physical health throughout my adulthood, I have been an active runner since 1992. Five years ago, I wrote a series of posts about how I … Continue Reading Exercise Quandary
October 31st marks the third anniversary of my retirement from fulltime work and since that time, I must say I have never once been bored. For some, the question of … Continue Reading No Time For Boredom
It has been a couple of years since I retired that I wrote about my desire to get back into biking. And last year, I wrote about my first bike … Continue Reading Back to Biking, Again!
This has been a particularly hard post to write for, how do you say goodbye to a fun little car you have owned for over 23 years, almost half my … Continue Reading Finally, Time to Say Goodbye
I don’t know about you but frankly, I am very excited about the reintroduction of electric cars. I say “reintroduction” because this is not the first time in history that … Continue Reading Cars with a Charge!
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
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?