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
Now that March Madness is over, for me spring can begin. At least where I live, the conclusion of those three exciting weekends of college basketball always spells the end … Continue Reading Glorious Spring
It is probably a rare individual who wouldn’t recognize by this catchphrase what this post is about—Bond, James Bond. Until recently, I wouldn’t have necessarily categorized myself as an avid … Continue Reading Shaken, Not Stirred
Over my 30+year career, I have gone through a plethora of management training programs at work, some useful and some not so much so. In addition, one of my two … Continue Reading ISTJ
I’ve always thought that walking was for old people. Whenever I saw the elderly walking at the mall or around the neighborhood, I thought how good of those old people … Continue Reading Fitbitting!
I have now read four different books about the building of roads and I’m hooked. To many of you, this may sound about as exciting as watching grass grow. But … Continue Reading Good Roads!
Recently, the division of the company in which I work was sold to another company. And with the sale are coming a number of changes. But one change that was … Continue Reading New E-Mail Address
This weekend, I reached a beer-drinking milestone. The Flying Saucer has a UFO club that you can join and once you drink 200 different beers, you receive a plate (saucer) … Continue Reading 200 Beers
Phone Chair – Party Line If this is your first visit to this blog, you might want to read my previous posts on how I planned and made my … Continue Reading Phone Chair – Party Line