I can’t get enough of reading. For someone who read very little for pleasure up until about the age of 25, I’ve sadly missed a lot of years that I … Continue Reading Unquenchable Thirst for Reading
Earlier this year, I posted about one of my favorite wintertime activities—putting together puzzles. In that post, I postulated that the popularity of puzzles was likely due to an addiction. … Continue Reading Puzzle Addiction
A few months before my planned retirement date, I had an unusual dream. I know we do not fully understand how our minds process data while we sleep but when … Continue Reading Retirement Dreaming?
Puzzles are a puzzling thing. It is curious to wonder why someone would buy a box filled with many, many small interlocking pieces that once assembled will look just like … Continue Reading Puzzling Puzzles
Earlier this year, I wrote about how I was all set to perform my granddaddy duties for my in-town granddaughter once her parents had both started back to school. During … Continue Reading Wednesdays With Granddaddy
Now that my retirement is less than a year away, this is a question that has been rolling around in my head for the last several months. It probably started … Continue Reading Will I Miss My Morning Commute?
If all goes according to plan, in just about a year, I will be retired. However, as I heard someone say recently in a webinar I was listening to, I … Continue Reading I’m Retiring!
Anyone who does a search on my website for posts about scale models will find a number to read. Covering all kinds of models from cars, to planes, to trains, … Continue Reading Miniature Chairs
I’ve written before what a joy it is to be a granddaddy. With our oldest grandchild having turned two not long ago, I’ve had two full years of enjoyment. Although … Continue Reading Ready for Granddaddy Duty
This weekend, I participated in my first competitive run in many years—the Cooper Young Festival 4-Miler. As best I can tell, this is the last time that I ran in … Continue Reading A Race?
One of the challenges I will have once I retire is finding a new home for my office car collection. I cannot even recall how long I have had these … Continue Reading Miniature Garage?
The second of these building books was The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America by Christian Wolmar. While I had wanted to read about the history of … Continue Reading Building Books – Revisited – II
I have always enjoyed building things, putting things together, assembling models, and constructing various structures in our yard. It should then not come as a surprise that I have also … Continue Reading Building Books – Revisited – I
In February of this year, I had major surgery that resulted in me being off of work for 18 consecutive days (12 work days and 3 weekends). In my 35+ … Continue Reading A Small Taste of Retirement?
Earlier this year I wrote about how I had gotten interested in reading James Bond books. And I must admit that this interest resulted in me going on a Bond … Continue Reading A Bond Binge
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 … Continue Reading A New Car